Health and Inequalities An International perspective - December 17 & 18, 2015

Health and Inequalities An International perspective


The conference is organized by the GAINS, the research center in Economics of the University of Le Mans, with the support of the “Institut Universitaire de France” (IUF) and the Institute of Risk and Insurance (IRA) of Le Mans.

The conference is coordinated by F. Langot, Pr in Economics in the University of Le Mans.

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 Thursday December 17,


Pascal St Amour, Faculty of Business and Economics, HEC Lausanne

“Life Cycle Responses to Health Insurance Status” (joint with F. Pelgrin)


Eric French, University College London, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CPER)

"Medicaid Insurance in Old Age" (Joint with M. De Nardi and J.B. Jones)


Thepthida Sopraseuth, University of Cergy Pontoise, Institut Universtaire de France, Cerpremap

“Equilibrium Health Expenditure: an International Perspective” (joint with R. Fonseca, F. Langot and P.C. Michaud)

 Friday December 18,

Raquel Fonseca, ESG UQAM, CIRANO, RAND

“Health Insurance and Entrepreneurship” (joint with V. Quadrini)



Artur van Soest, Tilburg School of Economics and Management

"Informal care, paid work, and health" (joint with N. Ciccarelli)



Sébastien Ménard, University of the Le Mans

"Absenteeism and productivity: the experience rating applied to employer contributions to health insurance‎" (joint with C. Quintero)



Pierre Carl Michaud, ESG UQAM, CIRANO, RAND, chaire of « Economics of Demographic Change » “Consumption and Health at Older Ages”



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Additional information about the probabilities of days

Days Probabilities existed for over forty years and is an important annual event of the French probabilities of school. They help provide an overview of recent research advances in probability (and their applications) in all its trends and give voice to young researchers and PhD students. This meeting is usually held either by the editors of newspaper Probability Seminar at CIRM , or by probability laboratories of provincial universities.   The last meeting was held at the CIRM in 2014, and the 2015 was provided by the Toulouse Mathematics Institute (LMI) from 26 to 29 May 2015 . The 2016 edition will be held at the University of Maine at Le Mans.