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
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

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


Holger Sandte

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Ph.D., Dr. rer. pol (University of Trier, 1998). M.Sc. (Economics, University of Hanover, 1993) with a thesis on whether moderate inflation harms growth. Studied Economics and languages in Germany and France. Twenty years as a bank economist trying to make sense of global economies and financial markets. Worked 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.