Workshop Papers


Critical Issues in Combining Disparate Sources of Information to Estimate the Global Burden of Disease Attributable to Ambient Fine Particulate Matter Exposure Hwashin H. Shin (Health Canada), Aaron Cohen (Health Effects Institute), C. Arden Pope III (Brigham Young University), Majid Ezzati (Imperial College London), Stephen S. Lim (Institute of Health Metrics Evaluation), Bryan Hubbell (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), Richard T. Burnett* (Health Canada)

Meta-Analytic Approaches for Multi-Stressor Dose-Response Function Development: Strengths, Limitations, and Case Studies Jonathan I. Levy* (Boston University), M. Patricia Fabian (Boston University), Junenette L. Peters (Boston University)

Rethinking Meta-Analysis: Applications for Air Pollution Data and Beyond Julie E. Goodman* (Gradient), Catherine P. Boyce (Gradient), Sonja N. Sax (Gradient), Leslie Beyer (Gradient), Robyn L. Prueitt (Gradient)

Characterizing the Long-Term PM2.5 Concentration Response Function: Comparing the Strengths and Weaknesses of Research Synthesis Approaches Neal Fann (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), Elisabeth Gilmore (University of Maryland), Katherine Walker* (Health Effects Institute)

Lessons for Research Synthesis from Developing a Global Expert Elicitation Sandra Hoffmann* (U.S. Department of Agriculture)

Attributing Foodborne Illness Using Consumption Data and Expert Elicitation Amber Jessup* (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), Aylin Sertkaya (Eastern Research Group), Kara Morgan (U.S. Food and Drug Administration)

“Hypothesis-Based Weight of Evidence:” An Approach to Assessing Causation and its Application to Regulatory Toxicology Lorenz R. Rhomberg* (Gradient)

Mixtures, Metals, Genes and Pathways: A Systematic Review Katherine von Stackelberg* (Harvard University), Elizabeth Guzy (Harvard University), Tian Chu (Harvard University), Birgit Claus Henn (Harvard University)

Energy Technology Expert Elicitations for Policy: Their Use in Models and What Can We Learn from Workshops and Meta-analysis Laura Diaz Anadon* (Harvard University), Valentina Bosetti (Bocconi University and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei), Gabriel Chan (Harvard University), Gregory Nemet (University of Madison-Wisconsin), Elena Verdolini (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei)

Relationship between the Data Collection Approaches and the Application of Health Economics Models in Practice:  A Case Study Approach Jacqueline Mallender* (Matrix), Evelina Bertranou (Matrix)

Combining Systematic Reviews with Decision Models to Inform Public Health Decision-Making: Case Study of the Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study Stephen C. Resch* (Harvard University), Y. Claire Wang (Columbia University), Michael Long (Harvard University), Catherine Giles (Harvard University), Angie Cradock (Harvard University), Steve Gortmaker (Harvard University)

Synthesizing Econometric Evidence: The Case of Demand Elasticity Estimates Philip DeCicca (McMaster University), Don Kenkel* (Cornell University)

Synthesizing Research for Benefit Transfer: Valuing Mortality Risk Reductions Lisa A. Robinson (Harvard University), James K. Hammitt (Harvard University), Kevin Haninger* (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Macroeconomics of Natural Disasters: Meta-Analysis and Policy Options Peter A.G. van Bergeijk* (Erasmus University), Sara Lazzaroni (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)

The Thin Reed: Accommodating Weak Evidence for Critical Parameters in Cost-Benefit Analysis David L. Weimer* (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

* presenting author