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Fall 2011-2012
ECO 332 (SA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Economics of Health and Health Care

Emilia Simeonova

This course explores aspects of health systems primarily through the prism of micro-economic theory and analysis. It will be structured around a well-known textbook on the subject. Students successfully completing the course should have a better understanding of this complex system which now absorbs 17% of GDP and will soon claim a fifth.

Sample reading list:
Folland, Goodman and Stano, The Economics of Health and Health Care, 6th ed. (2010)-main
Thomas Rice and Lynn Unruh, The Economics of Health Reconsidered 3rd ed. (2009)

Reading/Writing assignments:
In addition to the assigned textbook material, there will be assigned journal articles.

Mid Term Exam - 25%
Final Exam - 50%
Problem set(s) - 25%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ECO 100 or ECO 200 or equivalent..

Other information:
Although multivariable calculus may occasionally be used, it will not be the workhorse for lectures or homework.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23767 L01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T Th   Fisher Hall   B03   Enrolled:22 Limit:30
P01 9:00 am - 9:50 am Th   Fisher Hall   B03   Enrolled:17 Limit:30