Lecture with integrated exercise

Health Economics: The Provision of Health Care Services and Health Insurance

Name in diploma supplementHealth Economics: The Provision of Health Care Services and Health Insurance
Organisational Unit Lehrstuhl für VWL, insb. Gesundheitsökonomik (http://www.goek.wiwi.uni-due.de/)
LecturersProf. Dr. Martin Karlsson
M.Sc. Maryna Ivets
SPW4LanguageEnglish
Cyclesummer semesterParticipants at mostno limit

Preliminary knowledge

Good knowledge of microeconomics required.

Abstract

The students gain a sound knowledge topics related to the efficient provision of health care services and health insurance. The course covers theoretical as well as recent empirical contributions.

Contents

  • Hospital services and efficiency
  • Optimal design of health insurance contracts
  • Providers and third-party payers
  • Medical liability
  • The political economy of health care
  • The market for pharmaceuticals

Literature

Barros, P., and X. Martinez-Giralt. Health Economics: An Industrial Organization Perspective. Routledge Chapman & Hall (2012).

Participants

  • GOEMIK Master 2016>Pflichtbereich >Modul "Health Economics: The Provision of Health Care Services and Health Insurance"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 Provision of Health Care Services and Health Insurance"1st-3rd Semester, Elective
  • MedMan MedGW Master 2014>Wahlpflichtbereich I >Bereich Gesundheitsökonomie >Modul "Health Economics: The Provision of Health Care Services and Health Insurance"1st-3rd Semester, Elective
  • MedMan WiWi Master 2014>Wahlpflichtbereich I >Bereich Gesundheitsökonomie >Modul "Health Economics: The Provision of Health Care Services and Health Insurance"1st-3rd Semester, Elective
  • VWL Master 2009-V2013>Wahlpflichtbereich I >Modul "Health Economics: The Provision of Health Care Services and Health Insurance"1st-3rd Semester, Elective
WIWI‑C0941 - Lecture with integrated exercise: Health Economics: The Provision of Health Care Services and Health Insurance