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This course provides an application of economic principles to the health care sector. By recognizing the importance of scarcity and incentives, this course will focus on the critical economic issues in producing, delivering, and financing health care. Topics include the demand for and supply of health, health care, and health insurance; economic phenomena that are pervasive in health care, including asymmetric information, externalities, market power, and information transparency. Special emphasis is placed on insurance design and market failures.

  • Completion method: contact teaching
  • Schedule: can be found in Course Page and Sisu
  • Study materials: can be found in Moodle
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Please register for the course in the UH Sisu with your UH username. Further instructions (link to be added here later).

    • Code: no equivalent code

    • Target groups: MSc / rMSc / PhD

    • Credit points: 5

    • Credit transfer: apply for inclusion in Sisu

    Further instructions (link to be added here later)

    • Code: 26073
    • Target groups: MSc / rMSc / PhD
    • Credit points: 5
    • Credit transfer: apply for substitution in Sisu

    Further instructions (link to be added here later)

    • Code: ECOM-447
    • Target groups: MSc / rMSc / PhD students: please contact your supervisor/program director to be sure that the course credit can be counted towards your degree
    • Credit points: 5
    • Please contact your supervisor/program director to be sure that the course credit can be counted towards your degree

    • Credit transfer: please apply for credit transfer according to your home university’s procedures

    Further instructions (link to be added here later).Further instructions (link to be added here later).

After the course, the student should:

  • Be familiar with topics in health care economics.
  • Be able to analyze economic issues in health care markets.