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313.687.81 OBESITY ECONOMICS

Cancelled

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
Summer term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Kevin Frick
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

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

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.

Methods of Assessment:

final paper

Instructor Consent:

No consent required