The Health Policy Forum at Rice University’s Baker Institute is pleased to host the 25th Annual Health Economics Conference (AHEC) on October 16–17, 2014.
We welcome submissions on a variety of health economics topics, including —but not limited to— the Affordable Care Act, controlling cost growth and provider incentives. Submissions from other areas of health economics are also welcome. The presentation format will be a short overview of the paper by the researcher and a presentation from a discussant, followed by audience discussion and feedback.
AHEC is an invitation-only conference. Attendance is restricted to people actively participating as presenters or discussants.
Submit a Paper for Presentation
A panel of applied microeconomists will select 10 to 12 papers for presentation at AHEC, with a preference given to junior faculty; we also welcome submissions from doctoral students. Full papers are required in advance of the meeting. If you would like to present at AHEC, please submit a completed paper or an extended abstract (1 to 2 pages) by email to [email protected] no later than 5:00 p.m. CDT on Monday, May 12, 2014.
Sign Up as a Discussant
If you would like to participate as a discussant, please indicate your interest by submitting your information by email to [email protected] no later than 5:00 p.m. CDT on Monday, May 12, 2014.
The conference will run from approximately 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16 to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. AHEC follows a “you pay your way, we pay your stay” model. Please forward this announcement to any researchers who may be interested. We look forward to reviewing your papers. For more information, please contact [email protected] or visit www.bakerinstitute.org/AHEC2014.
The Department of Healthcare Policy and Research at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of medicine seeks a postdoctoral fellow. The primary focus of the research is economic analysis of health care claims in data to understand the impact of health care reform and innovations in health care delivery. This position is expected to write manuscripts, prepare and analyze data, and draft grant proposals.
A successful candidate will:
- have a PhD
- be highly motivated
- be Independent
- be well versed in statistical methods, data analysis, and manuscript preparation.
Anna P. Rose
VCU Dept. of Healthcare Policy & Research
P.O. Box 980430
Richmond, VA 23298-0430
Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.
Contact Us: [email protected]
Department of Public Health Sciences
School of Medicine
University of California, Davis
The selected individual will be expected to participate in a variety of projects concerning health services research/health policy such as vaccination policy, health insurance policy (particularly in California), healthcare workforce supply and community-interventions to maintain healthy behavior. This post-doctoral work will be supervised by Dr. Byung-Kwang Yoo. The various collaboration opportunities are available within UC Davis (e.g., the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research (CHPR) and Department of Economics) and outside UC Davis (e.g., California State Department of Public Health/Health Care Services). This is a one-year position starting between August and September 2014.
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in economics, health services research, health policy or related fields is required. Experiences of analyzing a large dataset using graduate-level micro econometrics techniques (such as instrumental variable method and panel-data analysis) are also required. Experiences of conducting cost-effectiveness/cost-benefit analyses are highly recommended, although not required.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter (describing training and research experience), full CV, and a list of at least three references (with contact information).
The College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP) and the School of Economics within LeBow College of Business at Drexel University invite applicants for a jointly appointed, 12-month tenure track position in health economics.
- Conducting outcome and cost effectiveness analysis of healthcare delivery systems and competing interventions
- Developing sponsored research projects
- Communicating research findings to internal and external audiences
- Publishing findings in peer reviewed journals
- Teaching courses in health economics
- Teaming with a health services researcher to conduct research at CNHP’s 11th Street Family Health Services. The 11th St. Service is a data-rich interdisciplinary organization that has been recognized by AHRQ as an innovative model of patient driven, integrated care that emphasizes behavioral change and primary care.
- Earned PhD in Economics or Health Economics with a minimum of 2 years of related experience
- Demonstrated expertise in outcomes research methodology, quality of life research, and their application to evaluation of models of care delivery
- Ability to impact the efficient allocation and equitable distribution of healthcare resources
- Highly developed communications skills and interpersonal ability
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, five-year research plan, and three references at www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=76663. (If this link does not work, please copy and paste it into your browser.)
Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, disabled individuals, and veterans. Drexel University and the College of Nursing and Health Professions are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of research and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.