ECON 4345 Health Economics

An introduction to health economics, which uses economic analysis to study the structure and performance of the healthcare industry. The topics covered include individual behavior and the demand for healthcare, the production and costs of healthcare, information and health insurance markets, and the basic institutional features of the healthcare system in the United States. Finally, the economic analysis and institutional knowledge of the healthcare system are used to evaluate the performance of the healthcare system and analyze healthcare policy reforms.


ECON 2302