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