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Term: 1st term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Christine King
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:

Exposes students to recent research in various areas of health economics. Provides opportunities for more in-depth study of the core economics courses being offered each term. Provides opportunities for professional development in the field.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
list the theoretical and empirical techniques of health economics and their implication for health policy decisions
prepare written critiques of recent research in area of public health economics
Identify the health economics faculty and their research interests.
Cite the literature that pertains to health economics
Discuss the literature and describe relationships between health economics and other areas within public health.
Facilitate the translation of economics research into policy and practice.

Methods of Assessment: class participation and presentation
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday 3:30 - 4:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: no undergraduates permitted in this course
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail