Date / Time

10:00 am 14/11/2019 -

3:00 pm 14/11/2019


Level 3, Room 341, Social Sciences Building (A02)


Camperdown NSW 2006, Australia

Camperdown NSW 2006, Australia


Please RSVP with Dave McManamon for catering purposes (



The School of Economics and the Life Course Centre will host an out-of-round Health Economics Workshop at the University of Sydney.

We are pleased to host Professor Andrew M. Jones (University of York), Professor Jenny Williams (University of Melbourne), Dr Victoria Baranov (University of Melbourne), and Dr Rebecca McKibbin (University of Sydney).

The workshop is free and open to the public.

9:45-10:00am:         Registration and welcome.

10:00-11:00am:       Professor Andrew M. Jones, University of York

Equity, opportunity and health

11.00am-12:30pm:  Dr Victoria Baranov, University of Melbourne

Maternal depression and child development: evidence from a psychotherapy RCT and stress biomarkers from hair

12.30pm-1.15pm:    Lunch and coffee break

1.15pm-2.00pm:      Dr Rebecca McKibbin, University of Sydney

The effect of clinical trials on prescribing: evidence from off-label prescribing in US Medicare

2.00pm-3.00pm      Professor Jennifer Williams, University of Melbourne

De Facto or De Jure? Ethnic differences in quit responses to legal protections of medical marijuana dispensaries

6.00pm-10.00pm    Dinner (Location to be announced)