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Health Economic Policy

This course will study specific topics or theme areas of health economics. State-of-the-art research will be surveyed, with an emphasis on the policy relevance of research. Possible topics include the economics of health, health care financing, health care funding, the economics of the pharmaceutical sector, health and aging, and labour market experiences and health.

ECON 793

Health Economic Policy

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Winter, Fall Offered?: No

This course will study specific topics or theme areas of health economics. State-of-the-art research will be surveyed, with an emphasis on the policy relevance of research. Possible topics include the economics of health, health care financing, health care funding, the economics of the pharmaceutical sector, health and aging, and labour market experiences and health.


Philip DeCicca

Associate Professor | Research Associate, NBER | Associate Editor, Health Economics | Associate Editor, Journal of Health Economics | Chair of Graduate Studies, Department of Economics | Canada Research Chair in Public Economics