Environmental & Health Economics

Studiengang
  • European Master in Health Economics and Management
Kennzahl der Lehrveranstaltung
  • EU-HEM-M2.2
Niveau der Lehrveranstaltung laut Lehrplan
  • Master
Semester in dem die Lehrveranstaltung angeboten wird
  • 2
Anzahl der zugewiesenen ECTS-Credits
  • 5.0
Name des/der Vortragenden
  • not available
Lernergebnisse der Lehrveranstaltung
  • At the end of the course, students will have a differentiated understanding of theoretical and practical approaches to environmental and health economics. After completing this course students will be able to …
    • understand the economic relevance of health and health care and the economic dimension of environmental de-terminants of health.
    • get a framework for analyzing financing of interventions to influence environmental determinants of health.
    • understand the role health in all policies as a framework to address environmental and other determinants of health.
    • to interpret public policies as addressing tradeoffs in health care allocations
    • understand how individuals make decisions about health, and how factors such as governments, climate change, and globalization impact public health
    • understand the basics of cost-benefit analysis and apply them to examples related to preventative care and pub-lic health
    • examine ways behavioral economics can be used to address public health issues
Art der Veranstaltung
  • -
Voraussetzungen laut Lehrplan
  • none
Lehrinhalte
  • Types of regulation: Public ownership and provision, Public finance, but not ownership, Laws, Price regula-tion, Access permissions.
    Typologies of healthcare systems compared in an eco-nomics key
    Intoduction to the concepts of economics, including wealth and marginal analysis, and how they apply to health
    Joint Degree Master Program "European Master in Health Economics and Management" Page 33
    Dated: 07.09.2020
    Micro and macro economics, society, environment and health
    Understanding cost-benefit analysis and how it applies to healthcare
    Costs and benefits of intervention: Theory of the second best and the information requirement for optimal inter-vention.
    Behavioural Economics and health
Lehr- und Lernformen
  • The course comprises an interactive mix of lectures, discussions and individual and group work.
Prüfungsmethode
  • To monitor the students’ learning this course will provide ongoing assignments as a basis for feedback and grading (formative assessment) and/or will evaluate the students learning at the end of the course or an instructional unit via exams, final project reports, essays or seminar papers (summative assessment).
Unterrichtssprache
  • English