Health Economics 132: Fall 2016

This course:
(1) Provides a detailed description of the institutional features of the health care market and current trends in this rapidly changing field;
(2) Demonstrates the use and usefulness of analyzing the health care market using economic analysis, particularly microeconomics;
(3) Analyzes health data using regression methods.

The course is directed to both economics majors and to non-majors with adequate background.
The pre-requisites are:
Economics 100 (Intermediate Microeconomics) or ARE 100A or consent of instructor.
An upper division regression class such as Economics 102, Economics 140, ARE 106, Statistics 108 or consent of instructor.

The course meets
  Tues Thurs 12.10 - 1.30 pm in MDSC C 180  (in health sciences part of campus)


Course materials

A course pack will be provided.
The text is recommended but is not requirted.
Jay Bhattacharya, Timothy Hyde and Peter Tu: Health Economics, First edition, Palgrave MacMillan, 2014.

Past Exams

For Fall 2016 I had both actual exams and different sample exams.

Sample Exams for Fall 2016

Further Material (Some of it dated)

A. Colin Cameron / UC-Davis Economics /