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Spring 2019 Seminars
Professor Mark Pauly • March 8Pharmaceutical companies started 2019 by raising the list prices on hundreds of drugs, sparking a new round of controversy around the high costs faced by consumers. The cost issue is particularly pronounced for drugs that are patented and for which there are no available generics or biosimilars. In this seminar, the renowned health care economist Mark Pauly will examine the different factors at play in determining the pricing of new, patented drugs.health care|Mark Pauly|right
Professor David Hsu • April 5The overwhelming majority of U.S. enterprises are small businesses. Given their importance to the U.S. economy, ensuring that small businesses have access to capital is a central policy concern. This seminar by Wharton Professor David Hsu will explore the issue from the business person’s perspective, highlighting the management challenges that small business owners face in securing their capital needs.David Hsu|right
Professor Arthur van Benthem • May 10There are several market-based approaches that might be employed to control pollution and promote energy and environmental policy goals. This session by Professor Arthur van Benthem will examine the economic challenges and merits of those approaches, with a particular emphasis on the design of cap-and-trade schemes.Arthur van Benthem|left