Health Economics: Topics in Domestic Health Policy

HPAM-GP.4831, 1.5 points.

Semester: Spring, Fall


Building on HPAM-GP.4830, this course examines US domestic health policy issues from an economics perspective. Topics covered will be influenced by the current policy topics under discussion in the US. We will focus on the tradeoffs and contrasts between a market-based versus a government-based system, with topics potentially including: choice and behavioral economics, payment policies/pay-for-performance, health insurance, relevant sectors of the US health care system (hospitals, etc), public health and innovation. There will be a strong focus on applying theoretical insights from HPAM-GP 4830 and interpreting the relevant empirical literature.


CORE-GP.1011, CORE-GP.1018, HPAM-GP.4830

Semester Instructor Syllabus Link
Spring 2015Sherry GliedSyllabus
Spring 2012Leonardo TrasandeSyllabus
Fall 2011Leonardo TrasandeSyllabus
Semester Instructor Evaluation Link
Spring 2015Sherry GliedEvaluation
Fall 2014Ashwin PatelEvaluation
Spring 2014Sherry GliedEvaluation
Fall 2013Ashwin PatelEvaluation
Spring 2013Jorge MedinaEvaluation
Spring 2012Trasande, LeonardoEvaluation
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