International Health Economics Association

6th World Congress: Explorations in Health

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The Arrow Award

iHEA annually presents the Arrow Award for best paper in health economics

Past Winners

1993 - 1st Arrow Award
Richard Hirth. Nursing Home Quality: Roles of Information and Ownership
Presenters: Kenneth J. Arrow / Richard Scheffler
1994 - 2nd Arrow Award
Phillip Cook and Michael Moore. Drinking and schooling
Presenter: Henry Aaron
1995 - 3rd Arrow Award
Jonathan Gruber. The Incidence of Mandated Maternity Benefits
Presenter: Alan Monheit
1996 - 4th Arrow Award
Martin Gaynor and Paul Gertler. Moral Hazard and Risk Spreading in Partnerships
Presenter: Mark Pauly
1997 - 5th Arrow Award
Daniel Kessler and Mark McClellan. Do Doctors Practice Defensive Medicine?
Presenter: Kenneth J. Arrow
1998 - 6th Arrow Award
Ching-To Albert Ma and Thomas G. McGuire. Optimal Health Insurance and Provider Payment
Presenter: Richard J. Arnould
1999 - 7th Arrow Award
Donna B. Gilleskie. A Dynamic Stochastic Model of Medical Care Use and Work Absence
Presenter: Roger Feldman
2000 - 8th Arrow Award
Will Dow, Tomas J. Philipson and Xavier Sala-i-Martin. Longevity Complementarities Under Competing Risks
Presenter: T. Paul Schultz
2001 - 9th Arrow Award
David M. Cutler, Mark McClellan and Joseph P. Newhouse. How Does Managed Care Do It?
Presenter: William D. White
2002 - 10th Arrow Award
Willard G. Manning and John Mullahy. Estimating Log Models: To Transform or Not to Transform?
Presenter: Joseph P. Newhouse
2003 - 11th Arrow Award
Anne Case, Darren Lubotsky and Christina Paxson. Economic Status and Health in Childhood: The Origins of the Gradient
Presenter: Victor R. Fuchs
2004 - 12th Arrow Award
Kenneth Chay and Michael Greenstone. The Impact of Air Pollution on Infant Mortality: Evidence from Geographic Variation in Pollution Shocks Induced by a Recession.
Presenter: Michael Grossman
2005 - 13th Arrow Award
Edward Miguel and Michael Kremer. Worms: Identifying impacts on education and health in the presence of treatment externalities
Presenter: Thomas E. Getzen
2006 - 14th Arrow Award
Gary S. Becker, Tomas J. Philipson, and Rodrigo R. Soares.The Quantity and Quality of Life and the Evolution of World Inequality
Presenter: Wynand van de Ven
2007 - 15th Arrow Award
Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel. The Value of Health and Longevity
Presenter: Bengt Jonnson
2008 - 16th Arrow Award
Amitabh Chandra and Doug Staiger. Productivity Spillovers in Health Care: Evidence from the Treatment of Heart Attacks
Presenter: Martin Gaynor
2009 - 17th Arrow Award
Hanming Fang, Michael P. Keane, and Dan Silverman. Sources of Advantageous Selection: Evidence from the Medigap Insurance Market
Presenter: Jane Hall
2010 - 18th Arrow Award
Kate Ho. Insurer-Provider Networks in the Medical Care Market
Presenter: Pedro Pita Barros
2011 - 19th Arrow Award
Carol Propper and John Van Reenen Can pay regulation Kill?
Presenter: Edward Norton


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