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ECC4990 - Economic evaluation of health services

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader(s): Mr Anthony Harris


Australia (Other) Second semester 2009 (Off-campus block of classes)


Principles and techniques used in the economic evaluation of health services. Topics include effectiveness, efficiency and economic evaluation; cost benefit analysis; cost effectiveness and cost utility analysis; multi-attribute utility analysis; measuring utility; psychometric measurement theory; ethical issues in resource allocation; decision criteria; time discounting; costing.


Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week



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