Economics of Health and Wellbeing applies economic concepts to the study of healthcare and wellbeing from a variety of different perspectives. Students will apply economic principles to study health issues from the perspective of individuals, businesses, healthcare organisations and the government. Students will apply economic principles to insurance markets, study risk, risky behavior and addiction. The role of public policy in the health sector is closely examined. Students will analyse the ways in which health and wellbeing can impact the aggregate macroeconomy.
|Unit name||Economics of Health and Wellbeing|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Coordinator||Doctor Ananta Neelim|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Describe health and wellbeing issues from an economic perspective.
- Apply economic concepts to analyse healthcare markets and health related issues.
- Use economic concepts to analyse contemporary healthcare policies and demonstrate knowledge of Australia's healthcare system.
- Effectively communicate research.
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|Assessment||Project Proposal (10%)|Presentation (20%)|Case Study (30%)|Research Paper (40%)|
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