INFORMS 3rd workshop on market design in July (submission deadline June 1)

from Market Design at on May 13, 2021 at 01:06PM  Alex Teytelboym sends me the following announcement: The INFORMS Section on Auctions and Market Design is organizing its 3rd Workshop on Market Design, traditionally held in conjunction with the ACM Conference on Economics and Computation.   The two-day workshop with invited speakers and a sequence of submitted papers will […]

Health behaviors and behavior change

from Econsalut at on May 13, 2021 at 07:49AM  Behavioral Economics and Public Health Health behaviors and practices constitute the foundation of good physical and mental health. The leading contributors to the global burden of disease include tobacco smoking, low-quality diets, alcohol abuse, physical inactivity, and obesity. Accordingly, encouraging people to adopt—and maintain—healthy behaviors […]

Crypto and COVID

from Healthcare Economist at on May 13, 2021 at 07:09AM Some interesting and very positive news linking the world of cryptocurrencies to the fight against COVID-19. As reported in Forbes: Ethereum’s co-founder Vitalik Buterin, who became the world’s youngest known crypto billionaire less than two weeks ago, has donated over $1 billion in crypto to the […]

A Timex Healthcare System

from The Health Care Blog at on May 12, 2021 at 03:45PM By KIM BELLARD Those of us of a certain age remember the Timex slogan that bragged about its watches’ durability: “It takes a licking and keeps on ticking.”  A recent article about our military, of all things, made me wish we had […]

Thank You

from Don Taylor’s RECKONING BLOG at on May 12, 2021 at 02:24PM The Department of Health Policy and Management, in the UNC Gillings School of Public Health honored me last week with their Distinguished Alumni Award. Both my undergraduate BS and Ph.D. are from this Department and I owe them a great deal. Thank […]

ScHARR Mini Master Class in Health Research – Measuring and Valuing Health for Children and Adolescents – Dr Philip Powell & Dr Donna Rowen – 15th June 2021 13:00 – 14:00 BST

from Health Economics and Decision Science Blog @ ScHARR at on May 12, 2021 at 08:30AM Join us online for a monthly online masterclass by one of our health research experts based in The School of Health and Related Research ScHARR Mini Master Class in Health Research About this Event Measuring and Valuing Health […]