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On completion of this module students should:
1. have a basic understanding of measurement of welfare and change in welfare
2. understand how these concepts are applied in a health setting
3. understand how to measure inequality, poverty and equivalence scales in a health and multi-dimensional setting
4. be able to analyse the socioeconomic gradient of health outcomes in a static and dynamic setting using concentration and mobility indices
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It is strongly recommended that students who take this course should at the least have completed an advanced undergraduate course in microeconomics, ideally they should have taken the semester 1 course in Microeconomics in the MEcon Sc programme or equivalent. A knowledge of undergraduate econometrics is also desirable.
It is also recommended that students be familiar with the statistics/econometrics package Stata as examples using this package will feature throughout the module and the assignment will also be based around the package.
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• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Individual feedback will be provided to students on request.