Subject: Public Health
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 1 Tutorial hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: School of Public Health


This course is designed to introduce graduate students with no background in economics to the concepts and applications of health economics. This courses adopts an applied approach to understanding health economics requiring each student to participate in a group project using real data to produce a health economics project paper at the end of the course. The course has an international focus and therefore the course will draw upon the health economics literature from both developing and developed countries.

Prerequisite(s): PUBH 805.
Note: Students with credit for JSGS 837 will not receive credit for this course.

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