MPH 540 Health Economics and U.S. Policy

This course provides an overview of the United States healthcare system using a microeconomics lens. You will be introduced to microeconomic theory and empirical studies that will deepen your understanding of how consumers, firms, and the government influence healthcare expenditures (including its quantity and prices), healthcare quality, and patient health outcomes. These economic models will enable you to predict how changes in consumer behavior, the industrial organization of firms, and government policies affect healthcare and health outcomes.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

None

Offered

F, Sp, Su