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In celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., please join Dean Ian Solomon for a Batten community reading and dialogue.

Matthew J. Notowidigdo studies a broad set of topics in labor economics and health economics. In labor economics, his research has focused on understanding the causes and consequences of long-term unemployment and the economic effects of unemployment insurance over the business cycle. Notowidigdo’s research in health economics focuses on the effects of public health insurance on labor supply and the effects of income on health spending. He is currently working with several state governments on large-scale randomized experiments of existing social insurance programs.

Group Discussion

Please join the Batten's Women in Policy, The Equity Collaborative, and Batten Graduate Council for a dinner and dialogue event exploring Gender-based Violence in the 21st Century.

The Batten School and One for the World host a discussion on the political economy of Haiti with Robert Fatton Jr., the Julia A. Cooper Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs in UVA's Department of Politics.

semiconductor supply chains, EE Times Asia

Join Batten's National Security Policy Center and the Law, Innovation, Security & Technology Society at UVA Law for a discussion on the current state of the US semiconductor industry, and the challenges that it faces in light of global events. 

Pavillion X

Looking to catch up with fellow Batten alumni? Join the Batten Alumni Advisory Board on Saturday, October 16 to connect with fellow Batten alumni before the UVA football game and 2021 YAR celebration.

Ellen Meara is a health economist known for her work modeling the effects of public policies and regulations on health care utilization, overall health, and economic outcomes. Her research often focuses on the impact of public policies and regulations on publicly insured populations in Medicare and Medicaid. Meara looks closely at the economic impact of changes to insurance coverage, payment strategies, and the implementation of care delivery innovations. Much of this work focuses on disabled populations, including people with mental illness and substance disorders. She has extensive experience tracking trends in medical spending over time and for different populations.

Jonathan Skinner is a Research Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, and a Professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Geisel School of Medicine, also at Dartmouth. His research interests include measuring productivity and efficiency in health care, and the savings behavior of retirees.  He is also the Aging Program Director at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Oriana Bandeira is a Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research analyses organisations and labor markets in different settings. The links below group selected recent papers by theme, all other papers can be found on her cv and at Ideas