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Harvard School of Public Health

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Fall 2008

Dr. M. Roberts
5 credits
Lectures. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Provides an introduction to the basic principles of economics and economic analysis, particularly as they apply in the public health field. A systematic introduction to microeconomic theory including the determinants of supply and demand, the theory of markets, and the concept of economic efficiency. Specific topics in health care economics include the demand for health care, insurance, and the market for physician services.
Course Note: May not be taken for credit by students who previously have taken HPM206. (6.06)


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2007

Dr. M. Roberts
5 credits
Lectures. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Provides an introduction to the basic principles of economics and economic analysis, particularly as they apply in the public health field. A systematic introduction to microeconomic theory including the determinants of supply and demand, the theory of markets, and the concept of economic efficiency. Specific topics in health care economics include the demand for health care, insurance, and the market for physician services.
Course Note: May not be taken for credit by students who previously have taken HPM206. (6.06)


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2006

Dr. M. Roberts
5 credits
Lectures. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Provides an introduction to the basic principles of economics and economic analysis, particularly as they apply in the public health field. A systematic introduction to microeconomic theory including the determinants of supply and demand, the theory of markets, and the concept of economic efficiency. Specific topics in health care economics include the demand for health care, insurance, and the market for physician services.
Course Note: May not be taken for credit by students who previously have taken HPM206. (6.06)


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

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