MA (Hons) Economics (single and with programmes)

Health Economics: An elective module offered to Year 3 and Year 4 economics students in the School of Economics. The course offers students an introduction to the key concepts, methods and understanding of the application of economics to health and health care. The course covers a range of topics including demand and supply for health and health care, international perspectives on health system resources, health insurance and health care financing, economic evaluation methods and resource allocation in health care, health inequalities, health in the context of economic growth and development, an introduction to behavioural economics, and the economics of mental health. The module is led by Elizabeth Lemmon.