University of Technology Sydney

26711 Economics of Health Care

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This subject provides students with an introductory understanding of micro-economics as applied to health and health care. The subject covers competitive market structures, welfare economics and key topics in market failure in the health care sector. Students develop the skills to apply economic concepts to the problem of optimising health and well-being when resources are scarce, as well as understand the need for government interventions in the health care market.

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