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Topics in Advanced Health Economics

This course focuses on contemporary issues relating to the economics of health and health care. It is intended to provide a more detailed examination of selected issues from ECON *788/HTH RS M *788 as well as expose students to more advanced topics and aspects of recent research in health economics. Topics may include economic evaluation, the economics of occupational health and safety, evaluation of health-care related interventions, advances in the empirical analysis of income and health inequalities, and the evolution of health from childhood to adulthood. View "Past Outlines" for additional course information, from other instructors.

ECON 791

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Winter Offered?: Yes Language?: No

Jeremiah Hurley

Dean of Social Sciences | Professor Economics | Director McMaster Decision Science Laboratory (McDSL)

Arthur Sweetman

Professor | Ontario Research Chair in Health Human Resources | Co-Editor of Canadian Journal of Economics

Jean-Éric Tarride

Associate Professor, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI), McMaster University

David Feeny, Arthur Sweetman, Jean-Eric Tarride, Emile Tompa