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CORE SEMINAR CALENDAR 2003 - 2004

Fall Semester at The Institute for Quantitative Social Science
34 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, Room 22

Wednesday Breakfast Meeting 9 - 10:30 am

September 17th Julie Lynch, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Intergenerational Justice and Health Policy"
September 24th Debra Javeline, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Political Quiescence and Public Health"
Please see attached note and paper
October 1st Erica Field, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Health Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility"
October 8th Carol Propper, Professor of Economics of Public Policy; Director of the Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation; University of Bristol
"Competition and Quality: Evidence from the NHS Internal Market 1991 - 1999"
October 15th Katie Carman, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"The Effect of Informal Care on Caregiver Health"
October 22nd Jane Calhoun, Research Officer, Committee on the Use of Human Subjects
October 29th

Mary Waters, Harvard College Professor and Professor of Sociology; Chair, Department of Sociology; Harvard University
"The Transition to Adulthood Among Children of Immigrants: Findings from the New York Second Generation Project"

November 5th Scholars' Program Meeting
PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING IS ONLY OPEN TO SCHOLARS AND CORE FACULTY
November 12th

Vic Fuchs, Henry J. Kaiser, Jr., Professor of Economics and of Health Research and Policy, Emeritus; Stanford University
"The Decline of Mortality in the Second Half of the 20th Century"

November 19th Jim Alt, Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government, Department of Government; Director, Center for Basic Research in the Social Sciences; Harvard University
"Fiscal Transparency, Political Parties, and Debt in OECD Countries"
December 3rd David Cutler, John L. Loeb Professor of Social Sciences, Department of Economics and John F. Kennedy School of Government; Harvard University
"The Benefits of Medical Progress"
December 10th Mary Ruggie, Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government; Harvard University
"One Sociologist's Approach to Health Policy"
December 12th *Please note this is a special session and is meeting at a different day and time: Friday, 3:30 - 5 pm*
Mark Peterson, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles and Chair, National Advisory Committee, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research.
"The Changing Congress and Opportunities for Transforming Health Care Policy"

Spring Semester at Department of Health Care Policy
180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Room 224E

Tuesday Lunch Meeting 12:30 - 2 pm

February 10th Gary King, Co-Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Program; David Florence Professor of Government, Department of Government; Director, Harvard-MIT Data Center, Harvard University
"Comparing Incomparable Survey Responses: New Tools for Anchoring Vignettes"
"Enhancing the Validity and Cross-cultural Comparability of Survey Research"
February 17th Joe Newhouse, Co-Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Program; John D. MacArthur Professor of Health Care Policy and Management, Harvard Medical School; Director, Division of Health Policy Research and Education; Department of Health Policy and Management; Harvard School of Public Health
"The Geographic Distribution of Physicians Revisited"
February 24th Kathy Swartz, Professor of Health Policy and Management; Department of Health Policy and Management; Harvard School of Public Health
"Reinsuring the Nongroup Health Insurance Market"
March 2nd

Paul Cleary, Professor of Health Care Policy, Departments of Health Care Policy and Social Medicine; Harvard Medical School; Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health
"The Impact of a Quality Improvement Collaborative for the Care of Patients With HIV Infection: The Evaluation of Quality Improvement for HIV (EQHIV) Study"

March 9th Dan Carpenter, Professor of Government, Department of Government; Harvard University
"A Simple Theory of Placebo Learning"
March 16th Scholars' Program Meeting
PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING IS ONLY OPEN TO SCHOLARS AND CORE FACULTY
March 23rd

Tom McGuire, Professor of Health Economics, Department of Health Care Policy; Harvard Medical School
"Testing for Statistical Discrimination in Health Care"
"Prejudice, clinical uncertainty and stereotyping as sources of health disparities"

March 30th NO MEETING THIS WEEK DUE TO FAS SPRING BREAK
April 6th A Primer on Funding and Publications
April 13th Nicholas Christakis, Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Program, Professor of Medical Sociology, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Faculty Affiliate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University, Clinical Associate, Massachusetts General Hospital
"The Inter-Individual Effects of Health, Illness, and Medical Care Within Couples and Social Networks"
April 20th Katie Carman, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Physical Education Policies and Childhood Obesity"
April 27th Erica Field, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Are there upward intergenerational education spillovers on health? The impact of children's education on parents' health habits"
May 4th Debra Javeline, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Sick of Politics: The Health implications of Political Inactivity and Perceived Political Inefficacy"
May 18th Julie Lynch, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"What's Fair in Health Care?"

For a list of previous Core Seminar Calendars: Archived Calendars

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