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[ 977HEALEEHK19 ] KS Epidemiology and Empirical Health Economics

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4 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Economics Wolfgang Frimmel 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
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Original study plan Master's programme Economic and Business Analytics 2019W
Objectives Students understand the basic concepts of epidemiology as well as the empirical basics in health economics, in order to understand and discuss recent epidemiological, clinical or health economics studies.
Subject Epidemiological indices (prevalence, incidence, odds-ratios, specificity), causality in epidemiological studies, empirical methods in epidemiology and health economics (randomized controlled trials, difference-in-differences method, duration models, Kaplan-Meier estimator, logistic regression), discussion of current health economic, clinical and epidemiological studies.
Criteria for evaluation Exam and presentation
Methods Lectures and presentations
Language English
Study material Kreienbrock L., Pigeot I. und Ahrens W. (2012), Epidemiologische Methoden, 5. Auflage, Springer

Gertler, P.J., Martinez, S. Premand, P. Rawlings, L.B. and Vermeersch, C. M. J. (2011), Impact Evaluation in Practice, Washington, DC: The World Bank.

Additional literature will be announced in the course

Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority