Perspectives on Health Care Policy Presented at Chicago Federal Reserve Bank

By | April 5, 2010

On March 22-23, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago sponsored a conference titled ÒNew Perspectives on Health and Health Care PolicyÓ The conference brought leading researchers in health care policy together to discuss new perspectives on important policy topics. Conferences attendees included renowned health economists David Cutler (Harvard) and Mark Pauly (Pennsylvania) and Nobel Laureate James Heckman (Chicago). Among those presenting was Center health economist Mark Votruba, who discussed recent work titled ÒUnhealthy Insurance Markets: Search Frictions and the Cost and Quality of Health Insurance,Ó jointly completed with Randall Cebul, Center Senior Scholar James Rebitzer (Boston University), and Lowell Taylor (Carnegie Mellon). (posted 4/2010) hello