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Advanced Health Economics IV

East Baltimore
4th Term
Health Policy and Management
Academic Year
2023 - 2024
Instruction Method
Class Time(s)
Friday, 1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed
Yes, with instructor consent
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Next Offered
2024 - 2025

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
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 25% Participation
  • 25% Presentation(s)
  • 50% Final Paper
Enrollment Restriction
no undergraduates permitted in this course