University of Technology Sydney

23790 Behavioural Health Economics

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UTS: Business: Economics
Credit points: 3 cp

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Result type: Grade and marks

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject covers the application of behavioural economics principles to questions related to health decisions both on the consumer and on the health provider side. It also looks into policy decisions.

The course articulates conceptual considerations to the large body of empirical research, which has pertained to the study of health decisions from a behavioural economic perspective.