Nazmi Sari

Professor of Economics

University of Saskatchewan

 

 RESEARCH

 

 

 TEACHING

 

 

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ECON 834 - HEALTH ECONOMICS

 

This is a graduate course in health economics. The purpose of the course is to provide a theoretical basis for understanding the practical issues in health care markets and to provide a better understanding of health care problems and issues so that appropriate health policies can be designed and implemented. We will cover the special features of health care as a commodity, health insurance and the demand for health, production of health, economic evaluations of health care projects, economic explanations for the behavior of health care providers, the functioning of insurance markets, cost efficiency, technology and regulation in health care markets. We will also be examining the role of and economic justification for government involvement in the health care system.

 

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ECON 234 - ECONOMICS OF HEALTHCARE

 

This is an undergraduate course focusing on application of economic analysis to selected aspects of healthcare delivery system. The emphasis will be placed upon an evaluation of the applicability of consumption and production theory to the delivery of healthcare services. Empirical work on the demand and supply of health care services will be reviewed with particular reference to its significance for public policy.

 

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ECON 211 - INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS

 

This is an undergraduate course in microeconomics. The purpose of the course is to provide a theoretical basis and tools to students for them to understand modern microeconomics at the intermediate level. In this course, we will cover consumer and producer theories, market structure and competitive strategies, information issues in economic transactions and general market equilibrium.

 

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