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ECON 3385 Health Economics (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course is designed as an introduction to the study of health care economics with special emphasis on the pharmaceutical and health insurance industries. We will discuss the historical evolution of health care markets and current legislative changes and public policy implications. Students will apply the tools learned in their introductory and intermediate microeconomics courses to current and past topics in the health care industry. Guest speakers will focus on the business of health care, health and wellness, and entrepreneurship. Presentation and discussion of current events will introduce students to recent topics in health care.


Instructor(s): Regan, Tracy and The Department

Prerequisites: ECON2201 or ECON2203

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Last Updated: 19-Feb-14