This course is discontinued

HME4301 – Advanced economic evaluation

Course content

The course will include the following elements:

  • Types of economic evaluation methods
  • Welfare economics and economic evaluation
  • Discounting in economic evaluation
  • Handling uncertainty in economic evaluation
  • Modeling in economic evaluation
  • Application of stochastic modeling and simulation models

Learning outcome

This course builds on HMM4301 (Optimal allocation of health care resources and economic evaluation of health care technologies) and provides more in-depth knowledge on some of the theoretical topics already presented in HMM4301 as well as introducing the students to statistical tools applied in this field. The aim of the course is to give the students knowledge of advanced methods for the economic evaluation of health care technologies as well as providing them with the ability to read research literature in the field and conduct a broad range of evaluation studies.

Admission

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

Teaching

Lectures and seminars with required essays. There will also be practical examples and exercises in terms of cases.

Examination

Term paper and a 4 hour written examination

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Teaching

First time to be announced

Examination

First time to be announced

Teaching language

English