Welcome - Health Economics ECON 5231   Health Economics
This course introduces students to the role of economics in health, health care, and health policy. The course provides a survey of major topics in health economics and is designed to introduce you to the issues, theory and practice of health economics. Topics includes the economic determinants of health, the role of moral hazard and adverse selection on the market for health insurance, the role of the government in health care, and health care reform. The course is structured in two parts. The format for the first part of the course is lecture based with a more theoretical focus. The second part of the course is designed as a research seminar with a focus on leading research in the field of health economics.
FORMAT: Lecture