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ECONOMICS

ECON-396
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

ECON-396
001
ECONOMICS
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Health Economy and Healthcare Reform

Students study markets for healthcare services and health insurance. The course analyzes the demand for healthcare, including behavioral-economics perspectives; Medicare, Medicaid and issues of healthcare access; competition among hospitals, physicians, and pharmaceutical companies; antitrust concerns; rising healthcare spending; and topics in healthcare reform, including insurance exchanges and accountable care. Prerequisites: ECON-100 and ECON-200.