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313.656.01 Advanced Health Economics IV

Health Policy and Management
4th term
2 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday,  1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Bradley Herring
Course Instructor s:

313.653, 313.654 and 313.655


Covers seminal publications in health economics and is targeted towards advanced Ph.D. students. Describes theoretical models in health economics for the determinants of health and demand for healthcare services, the foundations for cost-effectiveness analysis, the supply of healthcare services in competitive, monopolistic, and government-regulated markets, and the provision of private and public health insurance.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Describe the core concepts in health economics and some standard empirical techniques in employed in the literature
  2. Apply comparative statics to health economic problems
  3. Create your own models of health economic phenomenon
  4. Produce advanced articles in health economics literature
Methods of Assessment:

Class participation, student presentations, and a paper due at the conclusion of the four-term sequence

Enrollment Restriction:

no undergraduates permitted in this course

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

all students required to obtain consent prior to registration

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