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Advanced health economics ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: Mr Anthony Harris

Not offered in 2006.

Synopsis: The achievement of efficiency in the health sector. Alternative approaches to allocative efficiency, recent developments in the management of the market, and efficiency in hospitals. Aspects of evaluation techniques including recent developments in quality of life measurement, statistical issues, and modelling techniques.

Assessment: Written (3000-word essay): 30% + Oral presentation: 20% + Examination (three hours): 50%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prerequisites: ECC4650, ECC4870