Current Topics in Health Economics Ruhr-Universität Bochum
In this seminar students will explore a varitiey of current topics in health economics. Students will get an overview of institutional characteristics of the market for and public policy towards health care. The topics will cover both empirical and theoretical contributions. Students will prepare their seminar papers in the first half of the semester and present their papers in the second half of the semester. Further course details will be given at the introductory meeting.
Qualification targets: Students will have the possibility to acquire the necessary knowledge and methodological skills for the successful completion of a master thesis in health economics and related fields. To this aim students will prepare a term paper based on current themes in the field of health economics. Imparted soft skills: Analytical thinking, Independent studying and learning, Project/time management, Literature research and documentation, Presentation of scientific results, Presentation techniques/language competencies, Team work and capacity for team work, Critical thinking
None: However, sufficient proficiency in microeconomics and microeconometrics in order to be able to read and understand the current international theoretical or empirical literature is strongly recommended.
65 % Term paper (15 pages); 35 % Presentation and discussion (20 min)
Week1: Introduction Week2: followed by Week3 to the Final Week
Online Course Requirement
apl. Prof. Ansgar Wübker
Site for Inquiry
Please inquire about the courses at the address below.
Contact person: Jan Wüstenfeld: email@example.com
Email address: https://www.wiwi.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/studium/service.html.de