Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2022

     

ECON 513 001 (CRN: 14265)

ECONOMICS OF INSURANCE

Long Title: ECONOMICS OF INSURANCE
Department: Economics
Instructor: Coughlin, Maura A.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR KRF 402 (22-AUG-2022 - 2-DEC-2022) 
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
Prerequisites: ECON 501 AND ECON 510
Section Max Enrollment: 25
Section Enrolled: 9
Enrollment data as of: 6-DEC-2022 9:29PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: This course will cover the theory of insurance, including classic and some behavioral models of insurance demand. The course will heavily focus on estimation techniques including estimating demand for insurance, tests for moral hazard and selection, insurance design, and measures of welfare. Empirical topics will include property insurance, health insurance, annuities, life insurance, and unemployment insurance.