Health Economics Workshop with Keith Ericson, PhD (co-hosted by Wharton's Health Care Management Dept. and the Penn Economics Dept.)
Keith M. Marzilli Ericson is an Associate Professor of Markets, Public Policy, and Law at the Boston University School of Management, and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has a PhD in Economics from Harvard University. Professor Ericson’s research has examined health care markets, such as the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange and Medicare Part D. He has shown how pricing regulation interacts with imperfect competition, and how health insurers use dynamic pricing strategies. His recent work has studied how product standardization affects choice on insurance exchanges and how mandates to purchase insurance affect behavior.
Professor Ericson has also explored the foundations of economic decision making (behavioral economics), running experiments on limited memory, the endowment effect and expectations about the future, intertemporal choice, and the effect of privacy on truthful disclosure of sexual orientation. His work has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the American Economic Review, the Journal of the European Economic Association, Inquiry, and the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, among others. Various media outlets have featured his research, including Slate, The Atlantic, Freakonomics Radio, Time, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and The New York Times.
This event is free and open to the public, but please register.
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