Sep 28, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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ECON 5150 - Economics of Health Care


The main topics include: Private versus social health insurance. Economics of HIV/AIDS. Rational and bounded rational addiction models. Economics of smoking, drinking, obesity. Exams involve solving numerical problems and writing short essays on health policy issues.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Allow students to apply economic reasoning to topical and controversial issues related to healt policy.
  • Allow students to apply theoretical concepts from principles economics course to an upper level of applied economics course.
  • Allow students to develop the ability to critically evaluate a wide range of opinions and viewpoints that are found in the area of health policy.



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