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Term: 4th term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: John Bridges
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
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: Students will be evaluated on their written summaries of the research presented in the seminars
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday 3:30 - 4:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: undergraduates are not permitted
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail