- Health economics
- Introduction and overview
- Macroeconomics and market failure in health care
- Microeconomics and market failure in health care
- Options for health sector funding
- Economic evaluation of health care
- Purchasing health care
- Methods of payment to medical care providers
- Provider planning and costing
- Option appraisal and the private sector
- Resources and Links
- Assignment 1 - Presentation (35%)
- Assignment 2 - Report (25%)
- Assignment 3 - Invigilated Exam (40%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject
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This subject includes an introduction to economic analysis in health care; the demand for health care; the supply of health care; markets, market failure and the role of government in health care; health care financing arrangements; equity in health care; and economic evaluation in health care.
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