ECP 3530: Health Economics and Policy
Course Description for Health Economics and Policy
Health Economics and Policy
Prerequisite: ECO2023 Principles of Microeconomics
Co-requisite: ECO3411 Business/Economic Statistics
Description: This course explores issues related to health, health care, and health care systems from an economic perspective. Microeconomic models are employed to study demand for health and health care, health behaviors, health care providers (e.g., physicians and hospitals), the pharmaceutical industry, the market for health insurance, comparative health care systems, and trade in health services. Discussions of efficiency and equity will arise often throughout the course.