Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ECON 481 - HEALTH ECONOMICS

Long Title: HEALTH ECONOMICS
Department: Economics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): ECON 209 OR (ECON 310 OR STAT 376)
Description: Study of determinants of health, including behavioral, economic and social factors and access to health care. Application of economics to understand health insurance, the hospital and physician markets, pharmaceuticals, and the health care system. Effects of regulation and methods of payment. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ECON 565. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ECON 481 if student has credit for ECON 565.