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This one day course will serve as an introduction to the concepts and principles in the economics of health and health care. It will provide an in-depth understanding of the tools used by health economists to address the most pressing issues of health policy. Econometric techniques to evaluate public health interventions and policy will be used.

Aimed at PhD, MPhil and MD students, researchers, public health trainees and professionals, practitioners, managers, CEOs interested in pursuing a high-stake career in the field, this programme provides an introduction to the central issues in health economics and health policy. 

Course content: basic health policy and economic principles and distinction between health and health care. Nature of health care as an economic commodity. Incentive mechanisms and principal-agent relationships in health care. Hospital competition. Economic analysis evaluation.

Prices:

Students - £250

Others - £550

Email catia.nicodemo@economics.ox.ac.uk if you need more information

Forthcoming events

The Research Cycle PPI Workshops 2019

Public Event

Monday, 07 January 2019 to Tuesday, 31 December 2019, 12am - 1am

The NIHR CLAHRC Oxford, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre and Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre will be running a series of eight workshops in 2019 for patients and members of the public.

IV Workshop on Migration, Health and Well-Being

Sunday, 05 May 2019 to Monday, 06 May 2019

Department Open Meeting

Open Meeting

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 11am to 12pm

Department Open Meeting with Q&A

Open Meeting

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 11am to 12pm

American-European Health Economics Study Group - IV Edition

Wednesday, 03 July 2019 to Thursday, 04 July 2019

This study group provides a forum for bringing together graduates and researchers who wish to discuss their work-in-progress in any area of health economics.

Department Open Meeting

Open Meeting

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 11am to 12pm