JEM101 - Health Economics

Credit: 6
Status: CSF - elective
EEI and EP - elective
Ekonomie veřejného sektoru a zdravotnictví - mandatory
ET - elective
F,FM and B - elective
Masters - all
MEF - elective
Semester - summer
Course supervisors: doc. Paola Bertoli M.A., MSc., Ph.D.
PhDr. Jana Votápková Ph.D.
Course homepage: JEM101
Literature: List of relevant literature and recommended further readings will be provided during each lecture.
Main textbooks used in the class are:
McPake, B., Kumaranayake, L., Normand, C. (2005); Health Economics: An International Perspective; Routledge
Feldstein, P. J. (2005); Health Care Economics, 6th edition; Thomson Delmar Learning
William, J. (1999); Principles of Health Economics for Developing Countries; World Bank Institute
Description: The course features a series of lectures on health economics theory and related issues. Lectures are complemented by seminars.
The course provides students with the framework to understand how health systems are organized from the point of view of funding, financing, pooling, purchasing, provision of health care and regulation of health systems. Topics regarding performance, effectiveness, and quality of health systems are also discussed.




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