The 23rd Arrow Award for the best paper in health economics is awarded to Jeffrey Clemens and Joshua D. Gottlieb for their paper “Do Physicians' Financial Incentives Affect Treatment Patterns and Patient Health?” American Economic Review 104(4): 1320-1349, 2014.
The Arrow Award Committee is proud to acknowledge the authors of this innovative and policy-relevant paper.
The Committee would like to make honourable mention of two of the other papers that were considered:
Andrew Jones (Chair) & Christopher Ruhm (Co-chair), iHEA Arrow Award Committee
Foreign nationals entering Italy may be required to provide documentation to justify the reasons for and duration of their stay. This may include the availability of adequate economic means and lodging.
In some cases congress delegates may need a visa. Applications should be made through the Italian Diplomatic and Consular representatives in your country of residence.
Do You Need a Visa? Visit this web site to determine if you require a visa and the type of visa you may need. It is suggested to select a study visa (technical and professional instruction beyond the level of compulsory education) or a tourism depending on the reason for attending the congress. The web site also includes the location and contact information for Italian Embassies and consular representatives around the world:
Guarantee Letter for Chinese Citizens (People’s Republic of China): In accordance with agreements between national authorities, Chinese citizens are required to obtain a special guarantee package through a local representative. Delegates requiring this special assistance can contact AIM Group at firstname.lastname@example.org for further instructions and assistance.
Invitation Letters: Delegates requiring an official letter of invitation to secure a travel visa should contact Congress Organizer Christopher Martin email@example.com as early as possible.
Letters of invitation are issued only after your are registered and full payment are confirmed. Those requesting an invitation letter are asked to provide the following:
iHEA, through it’s local partner AIM Group, has secured a selection of hotels around Universita Bocconi. At this time there are a variety of hotels listed as available, with additional hotels coming online as they are secured.
A reminder that this Congress is occurring at the same time as the International Expo in Milan. As such, you should secure you accommodation ASAP.
Please take careful note of the AIM accommodation cancellation policy. The iHEA and the Milan organizing committee strongly recommend that iHEA World Congress delegates purchase travel insurance that will cover any potential cancelation costs.
Student scholarships valued at $350 USD (applied to the prevailing rate at the time of your registration) are available to full-time students of our Member Universities in good standing (current list below). There is still time to renew or become a Member University to give YOUR students access to the scholarship stream.
Note that University Memberships are department specific
To take advantage of the student scholarship please contact Paula Richardson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Scholarship support for attendees from developing regions will be EXTREMELY limited this year. This is a result of a number of factors including a switch by a number of funders to run all support through their embassies and consulates in respective countries.
We will soon provide an on-line list of those countries potentially offering support to individuals as well as the updated World Bank listing of country sorted by economy.
In the meantime, we suggest that you pursue your own funding sources.
The 22nd Arrow Award for the best paper in health economics is awarded to Jonathan T. Kolstad for his paper “Information and quality when motivation is intrinsic: evidence from surgeon report cards,” American Economic Review 103(7): 2875-2910, 2013 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/aer.103.7.2875). More info
Senior Manager, Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research : Actavis + Allergan
Location: Irvine, CA, USA
Executive Directors : International Health Economics Association (iHEA)
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2015
2015 iHEA World Congress - De Gustibus Disputandum Non Est! Health Economics and Nutrition: iHEA, Bocconi University
Dates: July 12 - July 15, 2015
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