The 86th annual meeting was held at the University of Evansville, IN, USA, on October 9, 2015.
Papers may be submitted for publication in the peer-reviewed Journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences (JIASS). The Journal accepts paper submissions on an ongoing basis.
Undergraduate students are encouraged to participate in Undergraduate Poster Sessions. Poster sessions are an opportunity for undergraduates engaged in research in the social sciences to share their research with students and faculty.
Professor Kosali Simon gave the keynote address. Prof. Simon is a specialist in the economics of health insurance and policy in Indiana University, Bloomington.
Dr. Simon received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland, and has conducted seminal research on the Affordable Care Act. She is a research associate of National Bureau of Economic Research and in 2013 was selected to the National Advisory Committee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Scholars Program. She is health co-editor for the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management and associate editor of Health Economics and an editorial board member for the American Journal of Health Economics.
The title of her talk was “Comparing Early Evidence to Predictions: The Affordable Care Act in 2015”.