College Bulletin 2023-2024 
    
    May 24, 2024  
College Bulletin 2023-2024

ECON 075. Health Economics


This course applies microeconomic theory, including models from behavioral economics, to analyze consumers’, producers’, and the government’s behavior with respect to health and health care. Special attention will be paid to the role of socioeconomic and demographic factors in explaining patterns of health and access to health care. Other topics include environmental health, international comparisons of health and health care systems, and ongoing state and federal health care policy reform.
Prerequisite: ECON 001  
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for GLBL-Paired
Spring 2024. Magenheim.
Spring 2025. Magenheim.
Spring 2026. Magenheim.
Catalog chapter: Economics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/economics


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