Economics and Policy Evaluation in Health

This one hour course will give an introduction to the economics and policy evaluation in health. We would like to implement a new course for students, researchers and professionals on this topic. It would be great to have a mix of people who may or may not know health econometrics and health policy research for constructive feedback.

The course is structured like this:

  • To understand what is meant by health economics and policy evaluation
  • Provide definition and examples
  • Understand the use of the data sources
  • Provide information about the data sources used for health economics
  • Data visualization
  • Different methods used to evaluate health policy
  • Econometrics models (OLS, 2SLS, quantile regression)
  • Interpretation of the Outcomes (infant maternal outcomes, immigration and health, health care services) and possible policy implication
  • To understand strategies to investigate the link between health and economic
  • Provide examples of how to explore the health data with the economic theory
  • Provide information about how health policy affect healthcare
  • To understand strategies to investigate and quantify the effects of health policies
  • Evaluate how demand and supply in health change according to the economic incentives
  • Evaluate the distortion of health policy if the economic theory is not into account