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Globalization and Health: Framework for Analysis

Summer Institute
International Health
Academic Year
2024 - 2025
Instruction Method
Synchronous Online with Some Asynchronous Online
Start Date
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
End Date
Friday, May 31, 2024
Class Time(s)
Tu, W, Th, F, 1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed
Yes, with instructor consent
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor(s)
Frequency Schedule
One Year Only
Next Offered
Only offered in 2024

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) through theory and case studies. Teaches the use of analytical tools to observe the impact of globalization on population health.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Appraise the key concepts related to globalization and its impact on health, including its economic, political, social, and environmental dimensions
  2. Apply the basic methods to measure globalization, understanding their strengths and limitations
  3. Critically assess the theoretical frameworks, analytical tools and ethical consequences based on real-world case studies
  4. Propose evidence-based strategies using a structured framework to catalyze the opportunities of globalization and mitigate its negative effects
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 60% Quizzes
  • 10% Class attendance
  • 15% Policy brief
  • 15% Final Exam