Lecture with integrated exercise

Health Economics: The Demand for Health and Health Care Payments

Name in diploma supplementHealth Economics: The Demand for Health and Health Care Payments
Organisational Unit Juniorprofessur für Empirische Gesundheitsökonomik (https://www.hcm.wiwi.uni-due.de/)
LecturersJun.-Prof. Dr. Katharina Blankart
SPW4LanguageEnglish
Cyclewinter semesterParticipants at mostno limit

Preliminary knowledge

Good knowledge of microeconomics required.

Abstract

This course covers several basic health economic concepts, focusing especially on health care demand and payment schemes in health care systems. Students should be ready for a rigorous application of microeconomic models.

Contents

  • Economic Evaluation of Life and Health
  • Individual Health Production
  • Empirical Evidence on Individual Health Production
  • Peculiarities of Health and Health Care Goods and their allocative consequences
  • Payment Systems: Regulating Incentives for Health Care Providers
  • Risk-Selection and Competition between Health Insurers

Literature

  • Zweifel, P. / Breyer, F. /Kifman, M.  (2009): Health Economics, 2nd edition, Springer, Berlin.

Participants

  • GOEMIK Master 2016>Pflichtbereich >Modul "Health Economics: The Demand for Health and Health Care Payments"1st-2nd Semester, Compulsory
  • LA gbF/kbF BK Master 2014>Masterprüfung in der kleinen beruflichen Fachrichtung >Sektorales Management >Profil "Gesundheitsökonomie" in der kleinen beruflichen Fachrichtung >Wahlpflichtbereich im Profil "Gesundheitsökonomie" >Modul "Health Economics: The Demand for Health and Health Care Payments"1st-3rd Semester, Elective
  • MedMan MedGW Master 2014>Wahlpflichtbereich I >Bereich Gesundheitsökonomie >Modul "Health Economics: The Demand for Health and Health Care Payments"1st-3rd Semester, Elective
  • MedMan WiWi Master 2014>Wahlpflichtbereich I >Bereich Gesundheitsökonomie >Modul "Health Economics: The Demand for Health and Health Care Payments"1st-3rd Semester, Elective
  • VWL Master 2009-V2013>Wahlpflichtbereich I >Modul "Health Economics: The Demand for Health and Health Care Payments"1st-3rd Semester, Elective
WIWI‑C0943 - Lecture with integrated exercise: Health Economics: The Demand for Health and Health Care Payments