Skip To Content
PHW226A: Health Economics is a Course

PHW226A: Health Economics

Oct 25 - Dec 19, 2021
3.0 credits

Spots remaining: 10

$1,200 Enroll

Full course description

This online course provides an overview of the United States healthcare system using a microeconomic lens. Students will be introduced to the microeconomic theory and empirical students that will deepen their understanding of how consumers, firms and the government influence healthcare expenditures (including its quantity and prices), healthcare quality, and patient health outcomes. These economic models will enable students to predict how changes in consumer behavior, the industrial organization of firms, and government policies affect healthcare and health outcomes.

Instructor: Brent Fulton

Course Cost: $400/unit

Course Credit: Certificate of Completion issued by UC Berkeley's School of Public Health

Cancellation Policy: Written cancellation notification must be emailed to sph_catalog@berkeley.edu prior to the start date of the class in which you are registered in order to qualify for a refund, less a 5% administrative fee.