ECON671: Economics of Health Care

An examination of the structure, conduct and performance of the health care market, including a study of physician services, the pharmaceutical industry, the hospital market and health insurance. Extensive use of quantitative and analytic economic tools with special emphasis on regulatory response to market imperfections.
Prerequisites/Rules:
Prerequisite: ECON641; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in ECON645. Credit only granted for: ECON671 or ECON565. Formerly: ECON565. Restricted to students in the Department of Economics' Professional Program. This course meets at 1400 16th Street NW, Washington D.C., Suite 140
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular , Pass-Fail , Audit
[Future instances TBD]