313.861.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 1st Term | 1 Credit(s)
F 3:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    John Bridges
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • list the theoretical and empirical techniques of health economics and their implication for health policy decisions
    • prepare written critiques of recent research in area of public health economics
    • Identify the health economics faculty and their research interests.
    • Cite the literature that pertains to health economics
    • Discuss the literature and describe relationships between health economics and other areas within public health.
    • Facilitate the translation of economics research into policy and practice.
  • Course Description
    Exposes students to recent research in various areas of health economics. Provides opportunities for more in-depth study of the core economics courses being offered each term. Provides opportunities for professional development in the field.
  • Intended Audience
    economics students in the interdepartmental program
  • Methods of Assessment
    class participation and presentation
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

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