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Globalization and Health: Framework for Analysis

Summer Institute
International Health
Academic Year
2022 - 2023
Instruction Method
Synchronous Online with Some Asynchronous Online
Start Date
Monday, June 6, 2022
End Date
Thursday, June 9, 2022
Class Time(s)
Monday, 1:30 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, 1:30 - 2:50pm
Thursday, 1:30 - 2:50pm
Wednesday, 1:30 - 2:20pm
Auditors Allowed
Yes, with instructor consent
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor(s)
Frequency Schedule
Every Year

Biostatistics 140.622, or consent from instructor, and expertise with Stata

Evaluates in depth the influence of globalization on population health across the four main dimensions of globalization (economic, political, cultural and environmental). Teaches the use of analytical tools to observe the impact of globalization on population health using Global Burden of Disease data.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Appraise the existing evidence on the impact of globalization on population health and how it affects global burden of disease
  2. Apply standard statistical techniques to evidence the impact of globalization on population health using cross-country datasets
  3. Assess the effect of opportunities and challenges of globalization, and consider its effect on population health
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 80% Written Assignment(s)
  • 10% Class attendance
  • 10% In-class debate