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318.604.01 APPLIED MICROECONOMICS FOR POLICYMAKING II

Discontinued

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday,  3:30 - 6:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Carey Borkoski
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

318.603

Description:

Builds on students’ understanding of the theories, concepts, terminology and tools of microeconomics as it relates to the examination and analysis of public policies. Students explore in more depth, concepts and tools learned in previous economics courses or in 318.603 (Part 1 of this series). Examines common market failures, generic policy solutions for these problems and evaluate the welfare outcomes of different actions (public or private). Students also explore current policy issues using the tools and knowledge gained during this course. Students finish this course with a deeper knowledge of economics and its role in policy analysis. They also gain practical experience evaluating actual policy issues using some of these tools and models.

Methods of Assessment:

Quizzes (25%) Homework, combined (10%), Economic Analysis Paper (25%), Reaction Essay (15%), Final exam (25%)

Enrollment Restriction:

undergraduates are not permitted in this course;

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

due to enrollment cap, all students must have permission to register

For consent, contact:

cborkosk@jhsph.edu