Nov 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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ECON 530/5217 - Health Economics in Developing Countries (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
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Description
This course explores health economics and its unique features in relation to the developing world. Students will learn about the supply and demand for services provided by the health care sector and gain an understanding of the markets for health professionals and health care provider firms specifically extant in the developing world. The course will also explore the roles of insurance, managed care and HMO’s, professional licensure, for-profit and not-for-profit provider firms, and asymmetric information problems in health care markets. Finally, the course will explore issues within the developing world pertaining to regulation, government financing of health care, and health care reform.
 

When Offered
Offered occasionally.



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