Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ECON 565 - HEALTH ECONOMICS

Long Title: HEALTH ECONOMICS
Department: Economics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es):
Graduate
Description: Application of empirical and theoretical economic models to health and healthcare.  Includes production, cost, demand and supply factors; methods of payment and effects of regulation. Topics include optimal design of health insurance markets, cost-benefit analysis of healthcare technologies, econometric evaluation of government regulations and reimbursement in the healthcare sector, and testing of hypothesis that explain rising prices and costs of healthcare. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ECON 481. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ECON 565 if student has credit for ECON 481.