Health and Healthcare Systems in East AsiaCourse number(s): EASTASN 117/217
Offered Winter quarter in the 2011-2012 academic year
China, Japan, and both Koreas. Healthcare economics as applied to East Asian health policy, including economic development, population aging, infectious disease outbreaks (SARS, avian flu), social health insurance, health service delivery, payment incentives, competition, workforce policy, pharmaceutical industry, and regulation. No prior knowledge of economics or healthcare required.
Graduate and undergraduate