SA4K9 Half Unit
Advanced Health Economics (modular)
This information is for the 2013/14 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.
6 lectures (2 hours each) and 5 seminars (2 hours each).
Students will make group presentations on topics covered in lecture. Students may receive feedback on these presentations from their seminar leader after completion. Alternatively, students may write a 2,500 word essay on the topic of their presentation for seminar leader feedback.
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).
Student performance results
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Department: Social Policy
Total students 2012/13: Unavailable
Average class size 2012/13: Unavailable
Value: Half Unit