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313.645.01 Health Economics III

Health Policy and Management
4th term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  3:30 - 6:30pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Antonio Trujillo
Course Instructor:

313.641 and 313.644


Facilitates the completion of the requirements of the MHS in health economics. Lectures and discussion integrate health economics material completed over the course of the program. Also requires the completion of an article, review, opinion piece or editorial that makes a contribution to the field of health economics either domestically or internationally. The piece should demonstrate skills acquired in econometrics, economic theory, alternative evaluation methods or a research topic that is of interest to the student.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Describe the breadth of applications within the field of health economics
  2. Apply economic theory, econometric modeling, and economic reasoning to a range of topics in public health.
  3. Appraise and critique examples of theories and conceptual models used by health economists in the analysis of health policy.
Methods of Assessment:

A written paper (50%) and final examination (50%)

Enrollment Restriction:

MHS in health economics students from HPM and IH

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

MHS students must have approval from appropriate program director or co-director to register for this course.

For consent, contact:

Jointly Offered With: