MICROECONOMIC MODELS IN PUBLIC HEALTH III Syllabus

313.655.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 3rd Term | 2 Credit(s)
F 1:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

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

    • Describe the core concepts in health economics and some standard empirical techniques in employed in the literature
    • Apply comparative statics to health economic problems
    • Create your own models of health economic phenomenon
    • Produce advanced articles in health economics literature
  • Course Description

    Covers seminal publications in health economics and is targeted towards advanced Ph.D. students. Describes theoretical models in health economics for the determinants of health and demand for healthcare services, the foundations for cost-effectiveness analysis, the supply of healthcare services in competitive, monopolistic, and government-regulated markets, and the provision of private and public health insurance.

  • Intended Audience

    advanced PhD students in health economics

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Class participation, student presentations, and a paper due at the conclusion of the four-term sequence

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Prerequisites

    313.653 and 313.654

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.