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STS 220 - Health Economics

Semester Offered: Fall
1 unit(s)
(Same as ECON 220 ) Applies theoretical and empirical tools of economics to problems of health and medical care delivery. The main focus of the course  addresses how medical care is produced and financed, in both private and public sectors. Emphasis is on the US, and includes a comparison of the US health system to other countries’ health care systems.  Alicia Atwood.

Prerequisite(s): ECON 102 . Students with a strong quantitative background may enroll with the instructor’s permission.

Two 75-minute periods.

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