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Spring 2 2010

Dr. J. Salomon, Dr. S. Resch
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Provides an introduction to methods for economic evaluation of health and environmental programs, including theory and applications. Topics include theory of benefit-cost and of cost-effectiveness analysis, definition and methods for estimating costs, stated-preference and revealed-preference methods for valuing health and mortality risk, quality adjusted life years.
Course Note: Introductory decision analysis (e.g. RDS280, HPM286) is required, and some economics (e.g. HPM205, HPM206) is highly recommended.


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.

Spring 2 2009

Department of Health Policy and Management and Department of Biostatistics and Department of Population and International Health
Dr. S. Resch, Dr. U. Siebert
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Provides an introduction to methods for economic evaluation of health and environmental programs, including theory and applications. Topics include theory of benefit-cost and of cost-effectiveness analysis, definition and methods for estimating costs, stated-preference and revealed-preference methods for valuing health and mortality risk, quality adjusted life years.
Course Note: Introductory decision analysis (e.g. RDS280, HPM286) and economics (e.g. HPM205, HPM206) are recommended. (5.06)


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.

Spring 2 2008

Department of Health Policy and Management and Department of Biostatistics and Department of Population and International Health
Dr. J. Salomon, Dr. M. Weinstein,
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Provides an introduction to methods for economic evaluation of health and environmental programs, including theory and applications. Topics include theory of benefit-cost and of cost-effectiveness analysis, definition and methods for estimating costs, stated-preference and revealed-preference methods for valuing health and mortality risk, quality adjusted life years.
Course Note: Introductory decision analysis (e.g. RDS280, HPM286) and economics (e.g. HPM205, HPM206) are recommended. (5.06)


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.

Spring 2 2007

Department of Health Policy and Management and Department of Biostatistics and Department of Population and International Health
Dr. M. Weinstein, Dr. J. Salomon
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Provides an introduction to methods for economic evaluation of health and environmental programs, including theory and applications. Topics include theory of benefit-cost and of cost-effectiveness analysis, definition and methods for estimating costs, stated-preference and revealed-preference methods for valuing health and mortality risk, quality adjusted life years.
Course Note: Introductory decision analysis (e.g. RDS280, HPM286) and economics (e.g. HPM205, HPM206) are recommended. (5.06)


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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