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309.716.01 ADVANCED METHODS IN HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH: ANALYSIS

Term: 1st term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Darrell Gaskin
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructors:
Description:

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.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Apply several econometrics techniques which are commonly used in health services research to their own research
Select appropriate econometrics models for their research questions and available data
Perform empirical analyses with survey data and administrative databases

Methods of Assessment: Students evaluated on class participation, laboratory assignments and a final examination.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 9:00 - 10:20
  • Thursday 9:00 - 10:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

140.621-624 or 140.651-654

Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail