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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ECP7537
Tracking Number - 1870

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-11-10
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  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2005-02-10
  2. Department: Economics
  3. College: BA
  4. Budget Account Number: 00-1403-00
  5. Contact Person: Michael Loewy
  6. Phone: 46532
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: ECP
  9. Number: 7537
  10. Full Title: Economics of Health Care II
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Economics of Health Care II
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: ECO 6536 or CC
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: Advanced analysis of health economics with emphasis on recent empirical studies of health care.

  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes. Three times.
  28. 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.
  29. Objectives: To learn about current empirical research in health economics.
  30. 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.
  31. Major Topics: Varies with the recent empirical literature in health economics.
  32. Textbooks: None. Relies on journal articles.
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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