Thursday, November 15, 2012

Principles Course Webinar

This just came across my desk from Mark Maier and I thought some of you may be interested.

You are invited to a Cutting Edge WebinarFriday,  November 30, 2012

Health Care:

How can we update our principles courses to address new theory and new issues?

Thomas Buchmueller, Waldo O. Hildebrand Professor of Risk Management and Insurance, University of Michigan

Time - 10:00 am Pacific | 11:00 am Mountain | 12:00 pm Central | 1:00 pm Eastern (Friday, November 30)
Duration - 1 hour. The presentation is 30 minutes, followed by 30 minutes of discussion.
Format - Online web presentation via phone and Blackboard Collaborate web conference software with questions and answers following.

Register at by November 27.

About the Presenter: Thomas Buchmueller is a health economist at the University of Michigan. His recent work has examined the relationship between employer-sponsored insurance and labor market outcomes, interactions between the public sector and private insurance markets and consumer demand for health insurance. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and was the Senior Health Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President.
Webinar Overview: Join Tom Buchmueller for a discussion of current thinking on health care economicst. How can we update our principles courses to address new theory and new issues?

For more information go to 
Sponsored by Economics at Community Colleges. Supported by the National Science Foundation and part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics

Mark H. Maier
Department of Economics
Glendale Community College
Glendale, CA 91208

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