Human Resource Economics (Field 7)

EE474 Health Economics

3 (3-0-6) 

Prerequisites: EE311 or EE312

Economic thought about health and health care services. Supply of and demand for health care. Market failure in the health care market and government intervention. Health insurance, fiscal policy on public health, factors of health service production, and efficiency and equality in the health care system. Evaluation of health care projects, asymmetric information in health insurance, health economics at the Macro level. Health service system reform in Thailand and abroad.