TM5529 - Applied Health Economics
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
This subject provides students with an overview of the analysis techniques used in
health economics. The subject builds upon the theoretical and conceptual basis provided
by TM5526 Public Health Economics, and is designed to equip students with the necessary
analysis skills to undertake sophisticated economic evaluations in the tropics. The
subject will cover generalised linear models, survival analysis, cost-effectiveness
analysis, and equity analysis. It will also cover different sources of data available
to health economists, including administrative data, and provide a critique of current
health economic practice. The subject will be taught in SAS.
- apply statistical analysis techniques to health- related datasets, and interpret the
- choose the most appropriate evaluation design for different health-related projects;
- identify possible sources of data for different health-related projects, and critically
evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the source.
- end of semester exam (40%)
- assignments (30%)
- presentation of results, and interpretation of statistical analysis (30%).
|Knowledge of SAS Software package is highly recommended
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