Healthcare Markets Conference 2014

Agenda for the Third Annual Healthcare Markets Conference
May 15-16, 2014

May 15: Farmhouse Restaurant

6:00pm Cocktails
7:00pm Dinner

703 Church Street
Evanston, IL 60201

May 16: Kellogg School of Management
James L. Allen Center
2169 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Please note: Due to construction, please check for directions and parking information.


Regulating Innovation with Uncertain Quality: Information, Risk and Access in Medical Devices (PDF)

Matthew Grennan, University of Pennsylvania
Robert J. Town, University of Pennsylvania


Non-payment for performance: Financial penalties for readmissions in England

Søren Rud Kristensen, University of Manchester
Matt Sutton, University of Manchester

10:10AM    Break


Biosimilars: Theory, Data, and Policy Implications (PDF)

Fiona Scott Morton, Yale University
Scott Stern, MIT
Ariel Stern, Harvard University


Quality Reporting and Private Prices: Evidence from the Nursing Home Industry (PDF) Updated 05/15/14

Richard Hirth, University of Michigan
Sean Shenghsiu Huang, Georgetown University

12:10-1:10PM    Lunch


Prescription Drug Use under Medicare Part D: A Linear Model of Nonlinear Budget Sets (PDF)

Jason Abaluck, Yale University
Jonathan Gruber, MIT
Ashley Swanson, University of Pennsylvania


Panel Discussion: Moving the Frontier of Antitrust Analysis of Healthcare Markets

Leemore Dafny, Northwestern University and former Deputy Director, Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission
Martin Gaynor, Carnegie Mellon University and Director, Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission
Aviv Nevo, Northwestern University and Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis, US Department of Justice
Fiona Scott Morton, Yale University and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis, US Department of Justice

2:50PM    Break


Imperfect Risk Adjustment, Risk Preferences, and Sorting in Competitive Health Insurance Markets (PDF)

Timothy Layton, Boston University


Do Insurers Risk-Select Against Each Other? Evidence from Medicaid and Implications for Health Reform (PDF)

Ilyana Kuziemko, Columbia University
Katherine Meckel, Columbia University
Maya Rossin-Slater, University of California, Santa Barbara


Presentation of the first Mark A. Satterthwaite Award for Outstanding Research in Healthcare Markets