ECON 8600 HEALTH ECONOMICS (3 credits)
This course is designed to help students understand how the theories and models of economics can be applied to the study of health and health care. The examination of the markets (demand and supply) for health, health care and health insurance is stressed. In addition, the economic analytic tools such as microeconomic theories and economic evaluation methods also will be reviewed and introduced. The objective of this course is to equip students with the knowledge tools to examine and analyze the problems issues of health care from the perspective of economics.
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): ECON 2200 or equivalent.