Health Economics - ECO00026M

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  • Department: Economics and Related Studies
  • Module co-ordinator: Prof. Luigi Siciliani
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2019-20

Module aims

To provide a comprehensive training in the use of economics analysis in all aspects of health and health care.

Module learning outcomes

On completing the module a student will be able to:

 

show a comprehensive knowledge of the relevant literature

critically appraise the literature, and

have practical experience of implementing appropriate methods

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Health Economics (PG)
3 hours 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Health Economics (PG)
3 hours 100

Module feedback

 

Indicative reading

For a general introductory text see:

Folland, S., Goodman, A.C., and Stano, M., The Economics of Health and Health Care, Macmillan, 7th Edition, 2013.

Many of the readings on the list are taken from two reference books:

Jones, A.M. (ed.) Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Edward Elgar, 2013, Second Edition, paperbacl.

Culyer, A.J. and Newhouse, J.P., (eds.) Handbook of Health Economics, Elsevier, 2000



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