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313.654.01 MICROECONOMIC MODELS IN PUBLIC HEALTH II

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday,  1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Bradley Herring
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

313.653

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

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Describe the core concepts in health economics and some standard empirical techniques in employed in the literature
  2. apply comparative statics to health economic problems
  3. create their own models of health economic phenomenon
  4. produce advanced articles in health economics literature
Methods of Assessment:

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

Multiterm:

Final grade applies to all terms

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

all students must obtain consent from instructor

For consent, contact:

bherring@jhsph.edu