Health Economics

Course Code :2123TEWECP
Study domain:Economic Policy
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Diana De Graeve

3. Course contents *

This course analyses a selection of topics in health economics. Economic theory, and especially microeconomic theory and is used to provide students with insights into the behaviour of patients and providers, the workings of health insurance markets and government intervention and regulation. The basic principles of health economic evaluation are explained.

Basic knowledge is illustrated using recent scientific publications. These themes will be related to both developed and developing economies.