ECON 438 - Economics of Health Services
Section: 001
Term: FA 2019
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Enforced Prerequisites:
ECON 401 with a grade of at least C- or graduate standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course will focus on the application of economic principles and empirical methods to examine issues in health economics. The first half the course will focus on theoretical models of demand for health, demand for health care, and supply of health care. The second half of the course will apply these theoretical models to a selection of policy-relevant topics. Students will engage with current research through problem sets that require comprehension and replication of published papers, class discussions that require critical thinking, and a guest lecture on current issues in health policy. Although this course will focus substantively on topics in health economics, it is designed to provide a broad toolkit that will be useful to students interested in delving deeply into any field within economics, especially students interested in pursuing undergraduate theses.

Course Requirements:

ECON 438 - Economics of Health Services
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
28031
Open
6
 
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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