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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ECP7537

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-11-10
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1870 2005-02-10
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Economics BA 00-1403-00
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Michael Loewy 46532

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    ECP 7537 Economics of Health Care II

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Economics of Health Care II
    Course Online? Percentage Online


    ECO 6536 or CC


    Course Description

    Advanced analysis of health economics with emphasis on recent empirical studies of health care.

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    This course provides a PhD-level analysis of recent empirical studies in health economics. It provides the necessary background for students wishing to write their disseration in health economics.

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course is the second part of a two-semester sequence in the economics of health care and serves to complete the health economics field. It draws PhD students from economics and public health.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes. Three times.

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Instructor must have a Phd in economics with a research interest in health economics.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    To learn about current empirical research in health economics.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Students will be familiar with recent empirical research in health economics and through the writing of a course paper, have the preparation necessary to write a dissertation in health economics.

    C. Major Topics

    Varies with the recent empirical literature in health economics.

    D. Textbooks

    None. Relies on journal articles.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports

  5. Course Concurrence Information

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