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313.861.01 PUBLIC HEALTH ECONOMICS SEMINAR

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday,  3:30 - 4:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Christine King
Course Instructor:

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Description:

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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. List the theoretical and empirical techniques of health economics and their implication for health policy decisions
  2. prepare written critiques of recent research in area of public health economics
  3. Become knowledgable of the health economics faculty and their research interests.
  4. Become familiar with the literature that pertains to health economics
  5. Provided with a forum for discussing the literature and for understanding relationships between health economics and other areas within public health.
  6. Have identified and developed skills that facilitate the translation of economics research into policy and practice.
Methods of Assessment:

Students will be evaluated on their written summaries of the research presented in the seminars

Enrollment Restriction:

undergraduates are not permitted in this course

Instructor Consent:

No consent required