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313.687.81 OBESITY ECONOMICS

Cancelled

Term: Summer term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Kevin Frick
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
Description:

Introduces students to the economic approach to evaluating obesity. Focuses on attributable health care expenditures, quality adjusted life years, productivity changes, consumer sovereignty, and the incentives and regulations that can be used to change individual adult, parent, and child behavior.

Learning Objective(s):

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to explore the economic impact of obesity and to discuss economic policy that is related to obesity among adults and obesity among children.


Methods of Assessment: final paper
Location: Internet
Enrollment Minimum: 7
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses. Introduction to On-line Learning

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail