Health Economics and Health Policy in EuropeSemester Course

Health Economics and Health Policy in Europe, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
Economics, Public Health, Public Policy
Type
Elective Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

This course provides you with an in-depth look at important concepts and theories in health economics and health policy analysis. You apply concepts and theories to actual cases from Europe in which health economics rationales clash with health politics. Basic economic appraisals of healthcare interventions and decision analysis of health policy processes are used to analyze current issues in Northern European healthcare systems.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Government, Pre-Medicine / Health Science

Faculty

Holger Sandte

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Studied Economics and languages in Germany and France. M.Sc. (Economics, University of Hanover) 1993, Ph.D. 1998 (Dr. rer. pol, University of Trier) with a thesis on whether moderate inflation harms growth (answer: mostly not, but it depends). 20 years as a bank economist trying to make sense of global economies and financial markets. Then switching sides, dealing with government debt and financial market regulation at the Danish Ministry of Finance. Main professional interests: Monetary macroeconomics, economic policy and European integration. With DIS since 2019.