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KATTAS33 Cost-Benefit Analysis in Health Care 5 op
Organised by
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Person in charge
Economics, Professor
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2012–2013 X
2013–2014 X
2014–2015 X
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

After the course, student knows the main methods used in the economic evaluation of health care. Student also knows the limitations of these methods and is able to apply the methods in practice.


Economic evaluation and its application to the economic evaluation of health care and treatments, non-welfarist approaches, evaluation of medical tests and Markov modelling.

Teaching methods

lectures and exercises

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
lectures and exercises  Participation in course work 
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

1. Material instructed by the lecturer.
2. Gray, A. M.; Clarke, P. M.; Wolstenholme, J. L. & Wordsworth, S. (2011): Applied Methods of Cost-effectiveness Analysis in Healthcare. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Optional books:
1. Brazier, J.; Ratcliffe, J.; Salomon, J.  & Tsuchiya, A. (2007): Measuring and valuing health benefits for economic evaluation. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Drummond, M. & McGuire, A. (2001) (eds.): Economic evaluation in health care: merging theory with practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Belongs to following study modules

Health Economics (Yhteiset opinnot/JKK)
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