Economie politique

wesp1006  2021-2022  Bruxelles Woluwe

Economie politique
3 credits
15.0 h + 9.0 h
The course of political economy aims to provide students with an initial acquaintance with economic concepts. It covers an understanding of individual behaviours of the various economic agents (consumer, producer) and describe how they interact in the various markets (eg: goods, services). The course also presents the principles of public interventions. The theory is completed with concrete examples related to the health sector. Tutorials include practical work sessions.
Teaching methods
The course is delivered with the support of slides presenting the main theoretical definitions and presenting concrete illustrations of the health and social sector.. Interactive Q&A sessions of 30 to 45 min ropen each new session and students are invited to participate orally. Tutorials cover a series of exercises as well as an example of exam script.
Evaluation methods
Exam (2h) (16/20) and participation to interactive Q&A sessions and tutorials (4/20)
Online resources
The course is based on a slide show available on Moodle a week before each class. All the resources useful to understand the course are available on Moodle.
Références suggérée pour aller plus loin :
  • Morris, S, Devlin N, Parkin D, Spencer A. (2012) Economic Analysis in Health Care Second Edition. John Wiley & Sons: Chichester
  • Varian H. (2015), Introduction à la microéconomie, De Boeck, 8e éd., traduction de ‘Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach’, 9th ed. Norton
Teaching materials
  • Le cours est basé sur des slides disponibles sur Moodle. Tout le matériel nécessaire à la compréhension du cours est mis à disposition des étudiants.
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