Vorlesung + Übung: Health Economics - Financing - Details
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General information

Course name Vorlesung + Übung: Health Economics - Financing
Semester SS 2024
Current number of participants 6
Home institute Prof. Dr. Robert Nuscheler - Finanzwissenschaft, insb. Gesundheitsökonomik
Courses type Vorlesung + Übung in category Teaching
Next date Wednesday, 17.07.2024 12:00 - 16:00, Room: (J 2436)
Participants This is a course for master students.
Pre-requisites A solid understanding of the concepts of microeconomics and constrained optimization is an advantage. Ideally, participants should have attended the course "Mikroökonomik (Master)" (Advanced Microeconomics). While the main text is largely applied micro economic theory, some of the assigned research papers for presentations will have an empirical focus. Basic knowledge of econometrics is an advantage. Participation in the course "Mikroökonometrie" (Microeconometrics) is recommended.
Performance record Portfolio-Exam.
Online/Digitale Veranstaltung Veranstaltung wird in Präsenz abgehalten.
Hauptunterrichtssprache englisch
Literaturhinweise Zweifel, Breyer und Kifmann (2009): Health Economics, 2nd edition. Springer-Verlag,Heidelberg.

Supplementary material will be announced in class.

Rooms and times

(J: 2105)
Tuesday: 14:00 - 15:30, weekly (11x)
(J: 2106)
Thursday: 10:00 - 11:30, weekly (10x)
(J 2436)
Wednesday, 17.07.2024 12:00 - 16:00

Module assignments


1. The basic health insurance framework
2. Free-riding and compulsory insurance
3. Adverse Selection
4. Risk selection
5. Risk Adjustment
6. Premium Risk
7. Moral Hazard
8. The political economy of health care financing
9. Health care financing in Germany

Admission settings

The course is part of admission "Anmeldung gesperrt (global)".
The following rules apply for the admission:
  • Admission locked.