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Health Economics and Policy Evaluation - ECON6029

In this unit, students will engage in discussing major health care issues and applying econometric tools to assess the (cost)-effectiveness of health care policy reforms. The following topics are likely to be covered: (1) international health care systems and finance, (2) determinants of the demand and supply of health care and behaviours, (3) inequalities in health and access to care, and (4) current policy reforms such as the introduction of provider incentives and co-payments. Each topic will be accompanied by an empirical application and replication assignment.

Classes
1x3hr seminar/week

Assessment
1x1500wd assignment (20%); 1x1hr mid-semester test (20%); 1x2hr final exam (60%)

Pre-requisites

(ECON5001 or ECON5040) and ECMT5001

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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