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ECON 361 Health Economics 4.0 Credits

This course covers the economics of health and health care. Students will study how health is produced, how health insurance markets work, the government role in health care, cost benefit analysis, and the markets for medical education, pharmaceuticals and physician and hospital services. Students will learn to analyze health systems on grounds of efficiency and equity, and to assess the credibility of research in health economics and health policy. This course should be of interest to students who are interested in public policy issues surrounding health, health care, health in developing nations and health care reform.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECON 201 [Min Grade: C]

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