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ECON0200

Health Economics & Policy

Health Economics and Policy
In this course we will focus on the health care system of the United States. We will apply standard microeconomic tools to the problems of health and health care markets. The course provides the fundamental tools with which to understand how the health care market is different from the markets for other goods. For example, students will learn about the dominant presence of uncertainty at all levels of health care, the government's unusually large presence in the market, the pronounced difference in knowledge between doctors and patients, and the prevalence of situations where the actions of some impose costs or benefits on others (e.g., vaccinations, drug research). (ECON 0155) 3 hrs. lect.
Subject:
Economics
Department:
Economics
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
NOR SOC
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Spring 2014

ECON0200A-S14 Lecture (Holmes)

Spring 2013

ECON0200A-S13 Lecture (Holmes)

Fall 2010

ECON0200A-F10 Lecture (Holmes)

Spring 2010

ECON0200A-S10 Lecture (Holmes)

Fall 2009

ECON0200A-F09 Lecture (Holmes)

Fall 2008

ECON0200A-F08 Lecture (Holmes)
ECON0200B-F08 Lecture (Holmes)

Fall 2007

ECON0200A-F07 Lecture (Holmes)

Spring 2007

ECON0200A-S07 Lecture (Holmes)

Fall 2004

ECON0200A-F04 Lecture (Holmes)

Fall 2003

ECON0200A-F03 Lecture (Holmes)