Health Markets Conference 2019

Eighth Annual Health Markets Conference

This invitation-only conference attracts academics from around the world who listen to and discuss research presentations.

Topic areas include:
· Provider competition
· Insurer competition
· Competition among suppliers (e.g., drugs and diagnostics)
· Integration within and across provider markets
· Impact of payment reform and/or regulation on markets and market performance (including healthcare and spending outcomes)

May 9-10, 2019


Eighth Annual Healthcare Markets Conference

Kellogg School of Management
2211 Campus Drive, Room 4101
Evanston, IL 60208


For questions about the Healthcare Markets Conference:
Julie Gertz
Program Development Manager/Healthcare at Kellogg



May 9 / Found Kitchen and Social House / 1631 Chicago Avenue, Evanston

Time Event
6:00 PM
7:00 PM
1631 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60208

May 10 / Kellogg School of Management (Link to Papers) / 2211 Campus Drive, Evanston, Room 4101

Time Event
8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM
Find and Replace: R & D Investment Following the Erosion of Existing Products

Joshua Krieger - Harvard Business School
Richard Thakor - University of Minnesota
Xuelin Li - University of Minnesota
9:50 AM
Reference Pricing as a Deterrent to Entry: Evidence from the European Pharmaceutical Market

Luca Maini - Harvard University
Fabio Pammolli - Politecnico di Milano
10:40 AM
11:10 AM
Saving Lives by Tying Hands: The Unexpected Effects of Constraining Health Care Providers

Thomas Hoe - Cornell University
Jonathan Gruber - MIT
George Stoye - University College London

1:00 PM
What is the Rationale for an Insurance Coverage Mandate? Evidence from Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Marika Cabral - University of Texas-Austin
Can Cui - Unaffiliated (former graduate student University of Texas-Austin)
Michael Dworsky - RAND Corporation

1:50 PM
Measuring Ex-Ante Welfare in Insurance Markets

Nathaniel Hendren - Harvard University
2:40 PM
3:00 PM
Optimal Managed Competition Subsidies

Keaton Miller - University of Oregon
Amil Petrin - University of Minnesota
Robert Town - University of Texas-Austin
Michael Chernew - Harvard University
3:50 PM
4:40 PM
Presentation of the Mark A Satterthwaite Award for Outstanding Research in Healthcare Markets
4:45 PM