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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.