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Dalhousie University - School of Public Administration

PUAD-6450: Economics of Health Policy

DescriptionThis class focuses on health policy themes as they relate to the current situation in the Canadian health policy arena. Themes include population health determinants, health system types, physician remuneration methods, healthcare delivery models, health production, demand for healthcare, and health system efficiency. The class is conducted in seminar style format.

Faculty: Dominika Wranik

Source: Graduate Calendar at (accessed 6 January 2014), and downloaded to the Atlas at  

Teaching Topics Addressed in this Course, Organized by Public Policy and Management Subject



Commentary by the Atlas editors: The attached syllabus was provided to the PPG Atlas in 2010. The Course Bibliography in this syllabus provide interesting candidates for teaching topics to be developed for the Atlas:

  • Canadian Health Care System
  • Socioeconomic Determinants of Population Health
  • Types of Health Care Systems and Reforms
  • Provider Reimbursement Systems
  • Demand for Health Care
  • Health Production
  • Health System Efficiency
  • Health System Reforms

Page created by: Ian Clark, 11 January 2014. The content presented on this page, except in the Commentary, is drawn directly from the source(s) cited above, and consists of direct quotations or close paraphrases.



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