Health Economics: Supply

ECON756

Semester-long survey course designed for students considering PhD research in health economics. Topics will include the economics of hospital care, physicians' services, pharmaceuticals and vaccines and long-term care, including nursing home care. Literature from general economics journals is emphasized. Studies are based on U.S. data and data from other countries at all levels of economic development. Pre-requisite: Either ECON601 or 605 or 701 or 705, plus either ECON608 and 703, or ECON707. 3 units.