HP4B7E Half Unit
Advanced Health Economics
This information is for the 2019/20 session.
Prof Alistair Mcguire COW4.05
This course is available on the MSc in Health Economics, Policy and Management. This course is not available as an outside option.
The course will cover: international comparisons of health care expenditure, health care insurance, contract theory applied to the health care sector (including principal-agent theory and incentive payment mechanisms), equity in health care, health behaviour and an introduction to econometric analysis applied to health care data.
19 hours of lectures.
1,500 word essay
Culyer, A.J., and Newhouse, J.P., (eds.), 2001, Handbook of Health Economics Volumes 1A &1B, (North-Holland, Amsterdam); Zweifel, P. and Breyer, F., 1997, Health Economics, (OUP, Oxford).
Essay (100%, 3000 words).
Department: Health Policy
Total students 2018/19: Unavailable
Average class size 2018/19: Unavailable
Controlled access 2018/19: No
Value: Half Unit