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This is a past Event

Behavior and Innovation in Health Markets

This Event is by Invitation Only



Rechler Room (Room 202), Lavin-Bernick Center
Tulane University, Uptown Campus


This one-day conference brought leading health policy experts to Tulane to present work on behavior and innovation in healthcare markets.


Shin Yi Chou, Lehigh University, “The Benefits of Prenatal Care: Evidence from the SARS Epidemic in Taiwan”

Neeraj Sood, University of Southern California, “Price Shopping for Healthcare”

Michael Darden, Tulane University, “The Star Treatment: Estimating the Impact of Star Ratings on Medicare Advantage Enrollments”

You Suk Kim, University of Pennsylvania, “Advertising Competition and Risk Selection in Health Insurance Markets: Evidence from Medicare Advantage”

Mary Olson, Tulane University, “The Impact of Regulatory Policy on Firm Incentives: Reducing Delays in Drug Development”

Matt Higgins, Georgia Institute of Technology, “Starving (or Fattening) the Golden Goose: Generic Entry and Incentives for Early-stage Pharmaceutical Innovation”

Barton Hamilton, Washington U, “Health and the Option Value of Medical Innovation”

Ben Roin, Harvard Law, “Solving the Problem of New Uses”

Nina Yin, Tulane, “Pharmaceuticals, Incremental Innovation and Market Exclusivity”

Filed under: The Center for Public Policy Research, Health Policy Working Group