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2015-2016 Catalog

ECON 337 Economic Issues in the Demand for Medical Care

This course studies the health care systems and institutions, the demand for medical care and medical insurance, and the production and costs of medical care from an economic perspective. General issues in cost and benefit analysis will also be introduced. The objective of this course is to teach students to learn and apply various microeconomics tools to demand side health issues and problems, and to promote a better understanding of health policies. This course differs from ECON 336 which focuses on the supply of health care.

Prerequisite

ECON 101, ECON 251, and ECON 253

Instructor

Wang