Economic perspective on differences in health outcomes and health care utilization across the categories of income, wealth, education, gender and race. Includes study of theories of time allocation, health production, health insurance and discrimination, and assessment of related empirical research and policies.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies Social-Scientific Thought distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies Social Science distribution requirement.
ECO 101 or both ECO 122 and permission of the instructor. Recommended, but not required: ECO 105.