20th Annual Southeastern Health Economics Study Group


Thursday, October 12

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Preconference gathering at Mamey, located on the third floor of The THesis Hotel
Friday, October 13th
  • 7:30-8:30 a.m.
    Welcome, Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30-9:30 a.m.
    “The Effect of Hospital Breastfeeding Policies on Infant Health”
    Presenter: Emily C. Lawler, University of Georgia
    Discussant: Victoria Barone, University of Notre Dame
  • 9:30-10:30 a.m.
    “Stocking Under the Influence: Spillovers from Commercial Drug Coverage to Medicare Utilization”
    Presenter: Emma Boswell Dean, University of Miami
    Discussant: Maura Coughlin, Rice University
  • 10:30-11:00 a.m.
  • 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
    “Do Misperceptions about Medicare Coverage Explain Low Demand for Long-term Care Insurance?”
    Presenter: Padmaja Ayyagari, University of South Florida
    Discussant: Sung Choi, University of Central Florida
  • 12:00-1:15 p.m.
    Lunch in the Lakeside Pavilion
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.
    “Genetic Endowments, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Economic Outcomes”
    Presenter: Meghan Skira, University of Georgia
    Discussant: Weiwei Chen, Kennesaw State University
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m.
    “The Impact of Rural Hospital Closures on Care Utilization and Mortality of Medicare Beneficiaries”
    Presenter: Elena Andreyeva, Texas A&M University
    Discussant: Cecilia Diaz Campo, Washington University in St. Louis
  • 3:30-4:00 p.m.
  • 4:00-5:00 p.m.
    “Learning and Efficiency in Physician Referrals”
    Presenter: Seth Richards-Shubik, Lehigh University
    Discussant: Pierre Alexandre, Florida Atlantic University
  • 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Group Dinner at the Rusty Pelican: https://www.therustypelican.com/ 
Saturday, October 14Th

  • 7:30-8:30 a.m.
    Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30-9:30 a.m.
    “The Spillover Effects of Capacity Pooling in Hospitals”
    Presenter: Jong Lim, University of Miami
    Discussant: Christian Saenz, Georgia State University
  • 9:30-10:30 a.m.
    “Impact of Chronic Care Management Services Among Dually-Enrolled Medicare Beneficiaries: Adjusting for Provider Selection in Chronic Care Management Provision”
    Presenter: Jill Akiyama, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Discussant: Laura Dague, Texas A&M University
  • 10:30-11:00 a.m.
  • 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
    “Racial and Ethnic Segregation in Nursing Home and Ambulatory Health Care”
    Presenter: Kate Bundorf, Duke University
    Discussant: Felipe Lozano-Rojas, University of Georgia
  • 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    “Does Paid Sick Leave Facilitate Reproductive Choice”
    Presenter: Ioana Popovici, Nova Southeastern University
    Discussant: Joe Spearing, University of Georgia
  • 1:00 p.m.
    Conference Adjourns. Box lunches provided for “grab and go” or post-conference reflections and networking.