UNH's Whittemore School Dec. 5 Economics Seminar Presents "The Diffusion of Health Care Technology"

Contact: Denise Hart
UNH Media Relations

November 26, 2003

DURHAM, N.H. –Jonathan Skinner, John French professor of Economics and professor of community and family medicine at Dartmouth College, is the featured speaker at the Dec. 5 Economics Seminar sponsored by the University of New Hampshire’s Whittemore School of Business and Economics.

Skinner presents “The Diffusion of Health Care Technology,” Friday, Dec. 5, 2003 from 2:10 to 3:30 p.m. in Room 318 McConnell Hall. The research was conducted in collaboration with Skinner’s colleague Douglas Staiger, associate professor of economics at Dartmouth. The lecture is free and open to the public. Visitor parking at UNH is located just off Route 155A on Mast Road; a free shuttle bus service is available to campus locations from the visitor center.

Skinner, a faculty member at Dartmouth since 1995, received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. In addition to his teaching appointments, he also serves as a senior research associate at the Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences at Dartmouth Medical School.

The Economics Seminar series is a weekly event of the Whittemore School’s graduate degree program in economics that highlights the research of the school’s faculty, graduate students and visiting academics. The presentations are interspersed with questions from the audience.

For more information about the seminars, contact Karen Conway, coordinator of graduate studies and associate professor of economics, at 603-862-3386 or ksconway@cisunix.unh.edu. Advance copies of the seminar paper are available by calling Sinthy Kounlasa at 862-3457 or sending an email to: sinthy.kounlasa@unh.edu.