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RTI-HS Economists to Present at the ASHE 2nd Biennial Conference
posted 2008.5.20

Several RTI-HS health economists will participate in the oral proceedings of the American Society of Health Economist’s (ASHE) 2nd Biennial Conference June 22-25, 2008 in Durham, NC. This year, the conference is themed “Equity and Efficiency in Health and Healthcare.” Listed below are our staff’s five presentations and one panel session:

  • Are Asthma Patients’ Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Importance Weights Consistent with Linear Scoring Rules? A Stated-Choice Approach
    Presenter: Ateesha Mohamed, Research Economist

  • Estimating WTP: Do Health Economists Accept Different Methodological Standards Than Environmental Economists?
    Presenter: Semra Özdemir, Research Economist

  • Are Stated-Preference Experimental Designs That Are Worth Doing Necessarily Worth Doing Well?
    Presenter: Sebastain Awondo, Research Economist

  • Expected Utility and Rank-Dependent Utility for Measuring Risk-Benefit Preferences: A Comparison of Methods
    Presenter: Brett Hauber, Senior Economist and Head, Health Preference Assessment

  • Doctor Knows Best: The Availability Heuristic and Yea-saying Bias in Stated-Choice Studies
    Presenter: F. Reed Johnson, Senior Fellow

  • Where is the Balance in Balancing Risks and Benefits for New Pharmaceuticals? Methodological and Institutional Challenges for FDA Decision Making

If you plan to attend the conference and would like to pre-arrange a meeting, please contact Brett Hauber.

For more information about the conference, click here.


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