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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.
This course has two objectives: 1) To explore how Economics can be used to understand global health, and 2) to provide tools and skills for understating global health policy. I emphasize economic models, scientific understating of diseases and the use of quantitative tools for the assessment of global health issues.
When Offered Fall.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Required prerequisite: PAM 3100 or ECON 3140. Recommended prerequisite: PAM 2100, PAM 2101; AEM 2100; ECON 3130; ILRST 2100; MATH 1102; SOC 3010; and STSCI 2100.
Distribution Category (SBA-HE)
- To develop cognitive skill: Evaluate and compare differing social scientific perspectives on global health issues.
- To evaluate current global health policies: Critically assess existing policies on global health and develop empirical and cost/benefit tools to evaluate their impacts.
- To apply evaluation skills to policies: Perform data analysis using Excel and Stata.
- To create professional writing skills: Write reaction papers for an academic audience.
- To develop interpersonal skills: Present, discuss, evaluate and defend supplemental readings in front of a large group.
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