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Health Economics and Policy Evaluation - ECON6029

Year - 2020

In this unit, students will engage in discussing major health care issues and applying econometric tools to assess the (cost)-effectiveness of health care policy reforms. The following topics are likely to be covered: (1) international health care systems and finance, (2) determinants of the demand and supply of health care and behaviours, (3) inequalities in health and access to care, and (4) current policy reforms such as the introduction of provider incentives and co-payments. Each topic will be accompanied by an empirical application and replication assignment.

1x3hr seminar/week

1x1500wd assignment (20%); 1x1hr mid-semester test (20%); 1x2hr final exam (60%)


(ECON5001 or ECON5040) and (ECMT5001 or QBUS5001)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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