Feb 19, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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ECON 4170 - Health Economics and Policy

Examine various facets of the healthcare industry. Application of microeconomic theory and tools will be used to: analyze healthcare demand and supply; examine the impact of public policies; study market segments such as health insurance and pharmaceuticals; explore economic choices of healthcare professionals; identify potential socioeconomic and demographic determinants of health status and healthcare; and gain insights into issues related to the ongoing healthcare policy reform.


Prerequisites/Corequisites: IHSS 1200/ECON 1200 and MATH 1010 or MATH 1500.

When Offered: Fall and spring terms annually.

Cross Listed: ECON 6170.

Credit Hours: 4

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