Economics of Global Health

Economics of Global Health
In this course we will examine global health from an economics perspective while attempting to understand it from both the demand and supply sides. We will review the current economic research relevant to these topics. Microeconomic theory will be used to explain why individuals might make what are seemingly poor health decisions. In addition, we will be using data from the Demographic Health Surveys to examine the health and well-being of individuals living in poor countries. Topics will include the effects of HIV/AIDS, malaria, and poor sanitation. (ECON 0210 and ECON 0255) 3 hrs. lect.
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All Sections in Fall 2012

Fall 2012

ECON0328A-F12 Lecture (Gong)