309.716.01 ADVANCED METHODS IN HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH: ANALYSIS
- Darrell J. Gaskin
- Roland Thorpe
Discusses research questions typically asked in health services research. Students gain hand-on experience formulating these questions in terms that make them amenable to quantitative analysis. Topics include: defining causal pathways, choosing outcome variables, getting reliable model predictions, sample selection issues, and contending with partial observations.
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to: 1. Apply several econometrics techniques which are commonly used in health services research to their own research; 2. Select appropriate econometrics models for their research questions and available data. 3. Perform empirical analyses with survey data and administrative databases.
- Tuesday 9:00 - 10:20
- Thursday 9:00 - 10:20
140.621-624 or 140.651-654