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Health Economics III


East Baltimore
4th term
Health Policy and Management
3 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor :
Krishna Rao

313.641 and 313.644


Builds on the material taught in Health Economics I and II, and exposes students to a number of advanced topics relevant to public health. Draws upon a combination of seminal and contemporary readings, broadening students’ awareness of health economics. Builds student skills in critically discussing academic contributions to the field. Uses lectures, student presentations and group discussions to integrate health economics material completed over the course of the sequence.

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 combination of individual and group assignments/presentations (50%) and a final examination (50%).

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Jointly Offered With: