22:269 Health Economics [Abdou]

Prerequisite: 22:131 or permission of Instructor.

An introduction to basic economic concepts as they apply to the analysis of health and health care sectors. Topics covered may include determinants of health, demand for health care, supply of health services, market failure and public provision, the evaluation of health technology, the pharmaceutical industry, and current issues in the Canadian health care system.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Abdella Abdou