Sunday, October 28, 2012

Network of Industrial Economists Winter Conference 14th December 2012

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

Network of Industrial Economists Winter Conference

On 14th December 2012 we are delighted to be hosting the Network of Industrial Economists (NIE) Winter Conference. The 1-day event will be looking at Competition Issues in the Health Sector.

Our venue is 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London - a classically-styled terrace and home to The British Academy.

The draft programme appears below: if you would like to attend please use the booking form which can be downloaded or accessed via the navigation to your left.

09:45-10:15

Registration, coffee/tea available

10:15-10:30

Welcome

10:30-12:30

Session 1:

Moderator: Morten Hviid, University of East Anglia, Law School and Director of the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy.

Pierre Dubois, Toulouse School of Economics & CEPR, "The effects of price regulation on pharmaceutical industry margins: A structural estimation for anti-ulcer drugs"

Gautham Gowrisankaran, University Arizona, Department Economics, "Mergers when prices are negotiated: Evidence from the hospital industry"

12:30-13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:45

Session 2: New Researcher Presentations

Moderator: Franco Mariuzzo, University of East Anglia, School of Economics & ESRC Centre for Competition Policy

Charlotte Davies, University of East Anglia, Medical School "Market structure in medical devices: An example of the hip prostheses market"

Sotiris Vandoros, London School of Economics Health, "tbc"

Kathleen Nosal, University of Mannheim, Department of Economics, "Estimating switching costs for Medicare advantage plans"

14:45-15:00

Break, coffee/tea available

15:00-17:00

Session 3: Empirical lessons on Mergers and Acquisitions in the Health Sector.

Moderator: Steven Davies, University of East Anglia, School of Economics & ESRC Centre for Competition Policy

Farasat Bokhari, University of East Anglia, School of Economics & ESRC Centre for Competition Policy, "Specifications in demand systems for drugs: logits v. aids"

Hugh Gravelle, University of York, Centre for Health Economics, "Competition, prices, and quality: Australian GPs"

17:00-17:30

Closing Remarks:

TBC

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