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Spring 2011-2012
ECO 566   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Health Economics II

Janet M. Currie
Tom S. Vogl

Examines issues in global health. Specific topics include effects of health on growth and development; health, nutrition and productivity; the relationship between health and height; the relationship between education and health; structural problems in health service delivery in developing countries; and the impact of the AIDS crisis on economic wellbeing; measurement of health and well-being around the world. Prerequisites: PhD-level microeconomics and econometrics.

Sample reading list:
Duncan Thomas and John Strauss, ¿Health over the life course¿ Handbook of Development Econom
Angus Deaton, ¿Height, health and development¿ Proceedings of the National
Anne Case and Christina Paxson, The impact of the AIDS Pandemic on Health Services and Outco
Angus Deaton, Health, inequality and economic development
Carlos Bozzoli, Angus Deaton and Climent Quintana-Domeq, Child mortality and adult height
Seema Jayachandran, Air quality and early-life mortality: evidence from Indonesi

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40005 L01 10:40:00 am - 12:10:00 pm T Th   Bendheim Hall   317   Enrolled:5 Limit:25