ACM conference Impact Assessment 2016: presentation Spinnewijn

The Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) organised a conference on “Impact Assessment of Interventions of Competition and Consumer Authorities”, to pay tribute to the ten-year anniversary of the ACM’s (former NMa’s) Chief Economist Office. The conference took place in Amsterdam on November 16, 2016.

This document is the presentation of Johannes Spinnewijn (LSE and CEPR) from the session “Health Care”. In the health insurance markets there are two major issues: adverse selection and information frictions, while most evaluation methods assume informed and active consumers. Johannes Spinnewijn presents a model on insurance markets which incorporates choice frictions.

The discussion of this presentation is from Erik Schut (Erasmus University Rotterdam).