ECON 942 (01) - Theoretical Analysis in Health Economics

Theory in Health Economics

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 15545
Covers the seminal theoretical papers in the field of health economics. The first set of papers covered in the course focus on the determinants of health and demand for healthcare services; the second set of papers cover healthcare providers and their supply of healthcare services in competitive, monopolistic, and government-regulated markets; and the third set of papers cover private and public health insurance markets.
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Prerequisite(s): ECON 977 with minimum grade of B- and ECON 927 with minimum grade of B-
Instructors: Bradley Herring

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm PCBE 370N
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Course Overview: This course in health economics covers the seminal theoretical papers on the demand for health and healthcare, provider supply of healthcare services, and health insurance markets. Each class session is generally devoted to discussing one specific paper in depth. Student grades are determined by taking three exams, preparing an original model, and actively participating in the in-class discussions.