[Offered in even-numbered years]
|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
This subject presents an introduction to economic principles as they apply to health systems. The principles discussed include: supply and demand, market structure, cost theory, efficiency, elasticity, market failure and resource allocation. Special topics vary from year to year and have addressed health insurance, casemix, expenditure for Indigenous health services and international health.
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