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Health Economics Institute - Online

Date(s) of the workshop: July  6, 2020 - July 17, 2020  
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Location: Your Computer  
Contact: Katrina Babb  
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Registration Fee: No Charge!  
Workshop Description: High School Teachers:

There is no charge for High School Teachers to participate in the Health Economics Institute. All sessions will be held online daily from July 6 through July 17. See agenda for details at: Register for as many sessions as you like or all sessions!

Participants may earn 1 point for each session. High school teachers who teach or integrate economics into their classrooms will:

  • Review and reinforce an understanding of economic concepts identified in the Economics Standards.
  • Share best teaching practices relating these concepts to current health economic micro, macro and public policy issues.

  • Sessions Include:
    • Why Are Prescription Drugs so Expensive? And What Can We Do About It?
    • GDP and the National Debt
    • Insurance and Risk
    • Don't Get Caught by COVID-19 or Con Artists
    • Perspectives on Policy
    • Career Readiness - Building Human Capital for Health Care Labor Markets
    • Knowing the Disease
    • Health Insurance and the Opioid Epidemic
    • Why Do I Care About Your Health Care?
    • Market Failures and Institutional Responses in Public Health
    • Where's My TP and Milk? How a Pandemic Lead to Shortages and Inefficiencies
    • Essential or Sacrificial Workers?
    • Is It Enough? Macroeconomic Policy Responses
    • Policy vs. Pandemics: Teaching Public Policy and Administration Using Tabletop Games
    • Teaching Economics in a Post-COVID World

    For complete agenda and details, visit

    Presented by: Indiana State University Center for Economic Education and IUPUI Center for Economic Education.
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