The annual Midwest Health Economics Conference (MHEC) promotes active exchange and discussion of the latest health economics research among senior and junior economists. The call for papers is open to the health economics community, but conference attendance is by invitation only, with priority given to authors and discussants of the 10 selected papers.
The eighth annual conference will consist of a full day of presentations on Friday, May 19, and a half day of presentations on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Traveling attendees are encouraged to arrive on Thursday, May 18 as the conference will begin at 8 a.m. the following morning.
Call for Paper Abstracts
This annual invitational conference promotes active exchange and discussion of the latest health economics research among senior and junior economists. The conference will consist of a full day of presentations on Friday, May 19 and a half day of presentations on Saturday, May 20. As in the past years, meals will be provided but all other expenses, including transportation and lodging, are the participants’ responsibility. A block of rooms will be reserved at the Commons Hotel, which is on campus.
We invite scholars engaged in relevant research to submit their work for inclusion in the conference. Approximately 10 papers will be selected for presentation. Submissions are invited from any location, although slight preference will be given to presenters with a connection to the Midwest.
If you would like to participate, please submit an abstract (500 words or less) or a draft of a paper by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 10. In your email submission, please also include your name, title, organizational affiliation, email address, and phone number. Please also include the names and organizational affiliations of any co-authors.
Decisions will be made by March 3, 2017. Completed papers must be available to send to discussants by May 1, 2017.
Meals and lodging
As in past years, meals will be provided, but all other expenses, including transportation and lodging, are the participants’ responsibility. A block of rooms will be reserved at The Commons Hotel.
Directions from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport to the University of Minnesota (UMN):
For GPS directions, the UMN address is:
University of Minnesota
321 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
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MHEC Steering Committee
Tom Buchmueller, University of Michigan
Roger Feldman, University of Minnesota
David Frisvold, University of Iowa
Anthony Lo Sasso, University of Illinois at Chicago
Nolan Miller, University of Illinois
Anne Beeson Royalty, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Kosali Simon, Indiana University
Robert Kaestner, University of Illinois at Chicago