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We start with the beloved supply and demand diagram and we delve into the individual decisions that create those curves. Then we explore different market structures and their consequences, discuss externality problems, and develop a framework for understanding choices under uncertainty.
The course provides an overview of the United States health care system and the role that economics plays in advancing our understanding of it. In particular, we examine the demand for health-care, public and private health insurance, and discuss additional issues such as cost-benefit analysis, unhealthy behaviors, and illicit markets.
Economics of the Family and Religion
Much of modern economics research addresses questions often considered the domain of other social sciences. The purpose of this course is to teach how basic economic principles yield a greater understanding of (1) Family and (2) Religious behavior.