North Carolina Health Economics Colloquium

Thursday, November 14

7:00 pm   Dinner at The Eudaimonia Institute, Davis House, 2599 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem


Friday, November 15

8:30 – 9:15 am   Benjamin Heebsh, Duke University

“Vertical Integration and Treatment Choices: Evidence from Cardiologists”

9:15 – 10:00 am   Justin Trogdon, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“The Role of Physician Social Networks in Receipt of Pharmaceutical Industry Payments”


10:00 – 10:30 am   Break and refreshments


10:30 – 11:15 am   Jianjing Lin, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

“How Do Hospitals Respond to Payment Reforms?”


11:15 – noon  Melinda Morrill, North Carolina State University

“Health and Retirement: New Evidence from Public Sector Employees”


12:00 – 1:30 pm   Lunch


1:30 – 2:15 pm   Margaret Triyana, Wake Forest University

“Social Interventions, Health, and Well-Being: The Long-Term and Intergenerational Effects of a School Construction Program”


2:15 – 3:00 pm   Manan Roy, Appalchian State University

“Impact of Low Health Literacy on Adverse Health Behaviors in the State of North Carolina”


3:00 – 3:30 pm   Break and refreshments


3:30 – 4:15 pm   Amresh Hanchate, Wake Forest University School of Medicine

“Changes in Inpatient Care Utilization Associated with ACA Coverage Expansion in 2014”

4:15 pm  Optional Happy Hour and Discussion Time