Self-Control Failures, as Judged by Themselves


Featured speaker: Liam Delaney, Professor, LSE Abstract: The existence of self-control failures is often used to legitimize public policy interventions. The argument is that reducing self-control failures can make people better off, as judged by themselves. However, there is only scarce evidence on the frequency and welfare costs of self-control failures. This paper presents a […]

Australasian workshop on econometrics and health economics 2024

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Venue: Mantra on Salt Beach, Gunnamatta Ave, Kingscliff NSW 2487 The 13th Australasian workshop on econometrics and health economics will be a forum for the development and dissemination of applications of econometrics and other quantitative approaches in health economics. This event, commencing at lunchtime on Wednesday 10 April and concluding at lunchtime on Friday 12 […]

Econ-Omics ECR Webinar


We welcome all ECRs to join us. This webinar aims to provide ECRs with an opportunity to showcase their research, engage with fellow ECRs, and contribute to advancing our understanding of the intersection of economics, genomics and precision medicine. Register now. Topic 1: Who Gains When Medicine Becomes More Precise? Evidence from Genomic Testing in […]

Digital Innovations in Healthcare: The Role of Telemedicine and Artificial Intelligence


This webinar offers an overview of how digital innovations reshape healthcare, with a focus on telemedicine and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Beginning with telemedicine, Dan Zeltzer will present the impacts of increased patient access to primary care providers via telemedicine following the surge in adoption around the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, followed by a […]

Motivation in Motion: Unraveling the Impact of Wellness Incentives


Featured speaker: Heather Royer, Professor, UCSB Heather Royer's research focuses primarily on Health Economics. Her work focuses on three main areas: disentangle the causal effect of education on health and fertility, how incentives affect healthy behaviors such as exercise and eating healthy, and the effects of changes to health care services. Her work has been […]

2nd Croatian Health Economics Workshop

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The deadline for abstracts submission for the 2nd Croatian Health Economics Workshop is approaching. The workshop – organised by the Croatian Health Economics Association - will take place in Dubrovnik on 20th-22nd May 2024. Prof Stephanie Von Hinke will deliver the keynote speech this year. Please see here for all details about the call and workshop. […]

Starting School and ADHD: When Is It Time to Fly the Nest?

Does deferring school entry for children born just before the enrollment cutoff date improve their mental well-being? We address this question using administrative data on prescriptions for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in England. Higher ADHD rates among early school starters are often attributed to a peer-comparison bias caused by differences in relative age among […]