Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

ECON 565 001 (CRN: 13694)

HEALTH ECONOMICS

Long Title: HEALTH ECONOMICS
Department: Economics
Instructor: Ho, Vivian
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR KRF 102 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 8
Section Enrolled: 8
Enrollment data as of: 25-JUN-2022 12:38PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
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. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ECON 565 if student has credit for ECON 481.