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Health Economics

General information

Semester SS 2019
Home institute Prof. Dr. Robert Nuscheler - Finanzwissenschaft, insb. Gesundheitsökonomik
Courses type Vorlesung + Übung in category Teaching
First appointment Thu , 25.04.2019 10:00 - 11:30, Room: (J 2105)
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 Written Exam (60 minutes)
Hauptunterrichtssprache englisch
Literaturhinweise Zweifel, Breyer und Kifmann (2009): Health Economics, 2nd edition. Springer-Verlag,Heidelberg.

Supplementary material will be announced in class.

Lecturers

Times

Monday: 12:15 - 13:45, weekly (from 29/04/19)
Thursday: 10:00 - 11:30, weekly (from 25/04/19)
Appointments on Friday. 07.06. 15:45 - 17:15, Friday. 14.06. 14:00 - 15:30, Monday. 15.07. 12:15 - 13:45, Thursday. 18.07. 10:00 - 11:30

Course location

(J 2105) Mon.. 12:15 - 13:45 (10x)
Thu.. 10:00 - 11:30 (10x)
Friday. 14.06. 14:00 - 15:30
Monday. 15.07. 12:15 - 13:45
Thursday. 18.07. 10:00 - 11:30
(J 1109) Friday. 07.06. 15:45 - 17:15

Fields of study

Comment/Description

Inhalte:
1. Health Insurance and Markets Failures
• The basic (health) insurance framework
• Optimal demand for insurance
• Free-riding and compulsory insurance
• Adverse selection
• Ex-ante moral hazard
• Ex-post moral hazard
• Risk selection and regulation
2. Incentives and Optimal Provider Payment
• Supplier induced demand
• The primitives of provider payment
• Paying risk-averse providers
• Asymmetric information about the case-mix
• Multi-task environments
• Topics

attendance

Current number of participants 26