SUP-951: Doctoral Seminar in the Economics of Health and Medical Care

Semester: Spring

Credit: 4.0

Faculty: Mark Shepard


Day Time Location
Term Start Date 1/23
Meet Day W 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Taubman 301 (HKS)


Focuses on theory, econometric models, and public policy of health care. Frontier work in health economics will be presented and discussed by instructors and outside speakers. Topics covered will include public and private investments in health, hospital, and physician models, markets and competition in health care, and regulation and financing of hospital services.

Permission of the instructor required for nondoctoral students. Also offered by the School of Public Health as HPM 296. (Also offered at Boston University.) Meeting location moves to the HKS on March 31.

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