ECONOMIC EVALUATION III Syllabus
Course Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- evaluate and participate in the conduct of economic evaluations using advanced modeling techniques
- describe advanced methods of placing a value on outcomes in an economic evaluation
Provides provide students with a strong grounding in the several advanced concepts in economic evaluation. It is structured for students to develop a detailed example of an economic evaluation that could be published. The course will cover alternatives to traditional QALY estimation, stated preference estimation (including conjoint analysis), hypothesis testing, stochastic cost-effectiveness analysis, and advanced probabilistic modeling building. Problems associated with the interpretation of cost-effectiveness ratios will be discussed, as will possible solutions such as multiple technology assessment, variable cost-effectiveness thresholds, adjustments for compliance and equity weighting.
MHS and PhD students along with MPH interested in this topic area
Methods of Assessment
Grading Policy: Students are evaluated based on the quality of a paper that they submit; the quality of a critique they perform on another student’s paper; and the quality of a PowerPoint deck they create to describe a recent methodological advance in economic evaluation
Grading Restrictions: Letter grade
313.631, Economic Evaluation II
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
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