Lecture Notes

ECON 43656 Health Economics

Fall 2016

 

 

·        What is health economics? [Download in PPT handout mode], August 24

·        A primer on difference in difference models, [PPT handout], August 24/29

·        Determinants of health from a historical perspective, [PPT handout], August 29/31

·        Health and development [PPT handout], August 31/Sept 5

·        A primer on Regression Discontinuity Design, Sept 5 [PPT handout]

·        Modern correlates of health [PPT handout], Sept 5, 7 12

·        Controlling hazardous behavior with Pigouvian taxes [PPT handout], Sept 14

·        An economic look at obesity [PPT handout], Sept 19

·        Expected utility [PPT handout], Sept 26/28

·        Moral hazard, part 1 [PPT handout], Sept 28/Oct 3

 

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·        Empirical evidence – demand for medical care [PPT handout], March 16

·        Asymmetric Information/Adverse Selection [PPT handout], March 23

·        Employer provided health insurance [PPT Handout], April 1

·        A brief introduction to Medicare [PPT Handout], April 8

·        Health consequences of insurance [PPT Handout], April 13

·        Employer mandates [PPT handout], April 15

·        Medicaid and crowd-out [PPT Handout], April 20

·        Technology and health care spending [PPT Handout], April 22

·        Induced Demand [PPT handout], April 27, 29