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Presentation at 2017 British Society for Rheumatology

For those attending the British Society for Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Birmingham, England, I will be giving a podium presentation on Wednesday, April 26 at 12pm BST titled “Economic Burden of Rheumatoid Arthritis is Higher for Anti-Citrullinated Protein Antibody-Positive Patients.”  Come by Hall 6 to check it out along with other presentations in the Clinical and […]

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Economic Dimensions of Personalized and Precision Medicine

I am attending a National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Pre-Conference on Economic Dimensions of Personalized and Precision Medicine. You can find the meeting agenda here. The speakers today were very interesting and touched on a number of topics with respect to precision medicine including: Measuring the value of a precision medicine diagnostic test Determining […]

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ASCO Poster

Tomorrow I will be presenting a poster on “How well do surrogate endpoints and overall survival endpoints in clinical trials predict real-world survival?”at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference.  Below is the poster information if anyone wants to stop by.  You can download the poster HERE. Session Title: Poster Session: Health Services Research and Quality […]

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AEA 2010

The American Economic Association annual meeting will be in Atlanta this year.  Joseph Stiglitz will give the keynote address on “Homoeconomicus: The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Economic Theory.”   I will be attending the conference from January 2 to January 5.  Posting will return after I return.

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WEAI, Vancouver

This week I’ll be in Vancouver for the Western Economic Association International Conference.   I’ll be presenting my paper on “Why Does Getting Married Make You Fat? Incentives and Appearance Maintenance.”

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All-UC Labor Economics Workshop

On Monday and Tuesday I will be attending the All-UC Labor Economics Workshop at UCLA.  I will be presenting a poster from my job market paper: “Operating on Commission: How physician financial incentives affect surgery rates.”

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