ECON 438 - Economics of Health Services
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
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Enforced Prerequisites:
ECON 401 with a grade of at least C- or graduate standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course will focus on the application of economic principles and empirical methods to examine issues in health economics. The first half the course will focus on theoretical models of demand for health, demand for health care, and supply of health care. The second half of the course will apply these theoretical models to a selection of policy-relevant topics. Students will engage with current research through problem sets that require comprehension and replication of published papers and class discussions that require critical thinking. Although this course will focus substantively on topics in health economics, it is designed to provide a broad toolkit that will be useful to students interested in delving deeply into any field within economics, especially students interested in pursuing undergraduate theses


ECON 438 - Economics of Health Services
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001 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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