Health Economics - ECON312
The focus of this unit is on the application of economic analysis to health markets. Topics covered include: the institutions of the Australian system of health care and health statistics; evaluation techniques; production of health; demand for health care and technology; moral hazard and adverse selection in health insurance markets; health labour markets, including physician-patient interactions; managed care; regulation and payment systems for providers; comparative health systems; the pharmaceutical industry; health policy; and social insurance.
2013 - Next offered in 2013
|Staff Contact(s):||Associate Professor Glenn Jones|
Department of Economics
Faculty of Business and Economics
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