313.655.01 MICROECONOMIC MODELS IN PUBLIC HEALTH III
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.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: (1) Describe the core theoretical concepts in health economics; (2) Apply mathematical techniques to derive an equilibrium from a theoretical model, (3) Apply “comparative statics” to each economic equilibrium to observe how the outcome changes when underlying model’s parameters change; (4) Create new models of health economic phenomenon suitable for publication in the health economics literature.
- Friday 1:30 - 3:20
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