The Summer School Workshops are hosted by the Health Metrics unit at the University of Gothenburg. All workshops are a mix of standard lectures and computer-based lab sessions where participants work with real-world datasets.
The workshop deals with planning, performing and analysis of economic evaluations alongside clinical trials. The workshop will cover aspects such as analyzing cost and outcome data, calculating and reporting cost-effectiveness results, and how to deal with issues of uncertainty. To fully participate in lab sessions, participants need to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Excel installed.
The workshop deals with how to estimate causal effects using non-experimental (observational) data. The workshop will begin by presenting Randomized Experiments as the gold-standard for drawing causal conclusions and to be used as a comparator to the non-experimental approaches presented in the course. The main focus will be on the methods of Difference-in-Difference (DD), Instrumental Variables (IV), and Regression Discontinuity (RD) designs. The workshop is recurrent from 2016. To fully participate in lab sessions, participants need to bring their own laptop with Stata installed.
To participate in the summer school please send an e-mail to Health Metrics noting which workshop you wish to attend. Include a brief CV stating your educational and professional background. Please also specify any request for special diet.
The two workshops are held concurrently, thus it is not possible to follow both courses.
Lunches and coffee breaks during the course period are included as well as a welcome reception (Monday) and a course dinner (Tuesday).
Please note that the fee does not cover accomodation.
Application deadline is May 15, 2017. Please note that we limit class size to 20 participants, so workshops may fill up before this date.
The workshops are designed to be of particular benefit to PhD students and researchers in relevant fields as well as professionals working with health economic evaluations and/or program evaluation in the private or public sector. In order to have a small and beneficial learning environment space is limited to 20 participants in each workshop.
The Summer School is held at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. All workshops, coffee breaks and lunches will take place at the Wallenberg Conference Centre, Medicinaregatan 20 A.
Dinner will be held at a restaurant in the central parts of Gothenburg.
Professor of Applied Health Economics & Head of Unit, Health Metrics at the Sahlgrenska Academy