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Session Recordings

For those who were unable to join us in Boston for the 2017 Congress, we did, for the first time, record each plenary session as well as several other pre-congress and special organized sessions!

*To watch any of the below videos in full screen, please open the video in YouTube by either clicking on the title within the video or pasting the link.

Friday, July 7
Saturday, July 8
Sunday, July 9
Monday, July 10
Tuesday, July 11

Friday, July 7, 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

The Affordable Care Act Past, Present and Future: Tense | Panelists: Jonathan Gruber, Emily Gee, David Cutler, John Goodman, Yevgeniy Feyman, Benjamin Sommers

 ACA Panel Intro slides

The ACA pre-congress session was sponsored by:

Aetna Foundation | Social Insight


Saturday, July 8, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Opening Plenary: The usefulness of competition and choice in heavily regulated markets | Carol Propper


Sunday, July 9, 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Implications Of Expanding Access To Mental Health Care | Rudy DouvenAlex GertnerLinh NguyenTimothy Creedon


Sunday, July 9, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Special Organized Session: Value Based Purchasing: Comparing International Experiences | Meredith Rosenthal, Anthony Scott

Sunday, July 9, 11:45 am – 1:15 pm

 Cost Per DALY ‘Thresholds’ and Health Opportunity Costs: Informing Choices in Global Health | Lisa Robinson, Karl Claxton, Ijeoma Edoka


Sunday, July 9, 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Special Organized
Session: Imperfect Competition in Health Care Markets: Theory and Experiments | Ching-To Albert Ma, Geir Godager, Henry Mak


Sunday, July 9, 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm
Special Organized Session: Social Experiments on Financing and Payment Options| Winnie Yip, Ellen Van de Poel 

Monday, July 10, 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Health Production: Behavioral and Experimental Research | Jeremy Barofsky, Eliana Barrenho, George Davis, Ge Ge, Lawrence Jin, Manoj Mohanan, Thomas Schober


Monday, July 10, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Special Organized Session: Value Frameworks: Current Initiatives and Future Directions | Steven Pearson, Richard Willke, Andrew Briggs


Monday, July 10, 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
Student Prize Winning Papers | Raf Van Gestel, Tobias Müller, Till Seuring, Myriam Soto


Monday, July 10, 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Special Organized Session: Recommendations Of The Second Panel On Cost-Effectiveness In Health And Medicine | Lisa Prosser, Joshua A Salomon


Monday, July 10, 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm
Cost Effectiveness Thresholds: Where Are We Now? | Melanie Bertram, Borja Garcia-Lorenzo, Ashley Leech, Jing-Jing Li, Shoko Maru

Tuesday, July 11, 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Environmental Exposure And Infant Health | Daniel Grossman, Richard Disalvo, Michelle Marcus



Tuesday, July 11, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Special Organized Session: Beyond Causes And Consequences: How Can Economics Help Tackle Childhood Obesity? Emma Frew, Shu Wen Ng



Tuesday, July 11, 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Closing Plenary: Democracy and Health | K. Daron Acemoğlu

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