Health Economics 132: Winter 2018
(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 individual-level health data using regression methods.
The course is directed to both economics majors and to non-majors
with adequate background.
Economics 100 (Intermediate Microeconomics) or ARE 100A or consent of instructor.
An upper division regression class: one of Economics 102, Economics 140, ARE 106, Statistics 108 or consent of instructor.
The course meets
Tues Thurs 1.40 - 3.00 pm in Wellman 002
See the course Canvas site (http://canvas.ucdavis.edu)
for course materials.
The text is recommended but is not required.
Jay Bhattacharya, Timothy Hyde and Peter Tu: Health Economics, First edition, Palgrave MacMillan, 2014.
The course uses Stata. This is available in university computer labs but you may want to purchase your own copy - see the course syllabus.
A. Colin Cameron / UC-Davis Economics / http://www.econ.ucdavis.edu/faculty/cameron