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  • Call for Reviewers The American Society of Health Economists is seeking ASHEcon members to join the Scientific Review Committee in the peer review of abstracts submitted for consideration for the 2018 ASHEcon Conference at the Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Reviewers are essential to efficiently evaluate proposals and to ensure the quality session offerings to conference attendees. Reviewers ...
  • 2018 ASHEcon Conference Call for Abstracts is Open! Dear Members and Friends of ASHEcon: We are delighted to announce that the call for abstracts for the 7th Annual Conference of the American Society of Health Economics (ASHEcon) to be held at Emory University June 10-13, 2018 is now open! The members of the Planning Committee have been working hard to ensure another terrific conference. Organized sessions ...
  • ASHEcon Sessions at ASSA 2018 The Allied Social Science Association meeting in Philadelphia January 5-7, 2018 will feature a host of health economics sessions—thanks to your submissions to our call for abstracts. Topics in Health Economics – ASHEcon session The Evolution of Returns to New Medical Innovations Ashley Swanson, University of Pennsylvania Jonathan Skinner, Dartmouth College Jonathan Kolstad, University of California, Berkeley Robert Town, University of ...
  • APPAM & ASHEcon Enter Strategic Partnership The Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) and the American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon) are pleased to announce that they have recently entered a strategic partnership. APPAM will assume management of all ASHEcon operations, including future research conferences. Both organizations will continue to  maintain distinctly separate identities but administrative support for all ASHEcon ...
  • Call for Papers: 3rd Annual Caribbean Health Economics Symposium We are pleased to invite you to submit a paper for the 3rd Annual Caribbean Health Economics Symposium to be held December 10-12, 2017 at the Bitter End Yacht Club, British Virgin Islands ( www.beyc.com ). The conference will provide a global forum for path-breaking health economics research critical to public policy, financing and technology ...
  • Call for Papers: The 28th Annual Health Economics Conference (AHEC) October 19-20, 2017 The Department of Health Policy and Management, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, are pleased to host the 28th Annual Health Economics Conference (AHEC) October 19-20, 2017. A small number of papers (approximately 12) will be selected for the conference.  Approximately one hour will be devoted to each paper in order to ...
  • Call for Abstracts: 18th Annual Southeastern Health Economics Study Group Conference Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Friday and Saturday October 13 & 14, 2017 The purpose of this invitational conference is to present and promote active exchange and discussion of the latest health economics research among senior and junior economists. Some meals will be provided. All other expenses, including transportation and lodging, are the participants’ responsibility. Ten papers will be accepted ...
  • ASHEcon Update It feels a little like the calm before the storm of the coming ASHEcon2018 meeting at Emory. But there is a lot happening behind the scenes here! There will be exciting and important announcements to come soon from ASHEcon. In the meantime, we are pleased to be assisting in receiving your abstracts for the 2018 ...
  • Call for Papers for ASSA 2018 The American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon), the Health Economics Research Organization (HERO), and the International Health Economics Association (iHEA) are soliciting papers for presentation at the 2018 Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) annual meeting to be held in Philadelphia, PA on January 5-7, 2018 (Friday, Saturday, & Sunday). Based upon submitted abstracts, papers will ...
  • New PhRMA Foundation $1 Million Value Assessment Initiative – Deadlines Approaching We are delighted to announce our new Value Assessment Initiative. We have 3 separate award programs within this initiative and we will be awarding up to $1 Million in total. For details on this program, please visit our website: www.phrmafoundation.org/2018-awards/value-assessment-initiative/ The deadlines for the letters of intent are: Challenge Awards – March 27th Research Awards – May 1st Planning Awards/Center of ...
  • Call for Letters of Interest Dear Members and Friends of ASHEcon: Frank Sloan, the current Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Health Economics (AJHE), the official journal of the American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon), will end his term as Editor-in-Chief in Spring/Summer 2018. ASHEcon is seeking to identify candidates to succeed Frank as the Editor-in-Chief (EIC), and therefore is soliciting ...
  • Call for Papers: Highland Health Economics Symposium Greetings from the HHES Organizers: We are pleased to invite you to submit a paper for the first Highland Health Economics Symposium (HHES) to be held June 18-20, 2017 at the Roshven House, Lochailort, Scotland. The conference will provide a global forum for path-breaking health economics research critical to public policy, financing and technology innovation. Five ...
  • Call for Abstracts Eighth Annual Midwest Health Economics Conference The University of Minnesota is pleased to host the Eighth Annual Midwest Health Economics Conference (MHEC), to be held May 19-20 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The conference is sponsored by the Division of Health Policy and Management in the School of Public Health. This annual invitational conference promotes active exchange and discussion of the latest health economics ...
  • News from the Executive Director We at ASHEcon are very excited about the upcoming Allied Social Science Association meetings here in Chicago (home of the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs!). For those of you planning on attending the meetings, please join us at our ASHEcon Luncheon on Friday January 6, 2017 at 12:30pm in the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Crystal C ...
  • ASHEcon Luncheon at the Chicago ASSA Meetings Speaker: Amy Finkelstein, MIT Title: The Impact of Expanding Medicaid: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment Date & time: Friday, January 6, 2017, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago Crystal C Advance registration and pre-payment is required. The registration fee is $35/person, and the deadline for luncheon registrations is December 30, 2016.