Course Offerings

  • ECON 2451 - Z81 Economic Behavior & Health Policy

    ECON 2451 - Z81 Economic Behavior and Health Policy

    Mo 6:20PM - 8:50PM

     Course is through Stamford Campus but is Distance Learning and can be taken by students at Storrs or other campuses.

    Pre-req: ECON 1201 and 1202; or 1200

    Not open for credit to students who have passed ECON 3451

    Course Description

    This course will teach important principles of health economics, including: the demand for health, health behaviors, public health economics, health insurance, and behavioral health economics, applied to five topics: smoking, obesity, opioid and other drug addictions, depression and other mental health problems and infectious diseases (Covid-19 and others). 

    For more information, contact: Prof. Patti Ritter at

If you have any questions, please contact Economics Advising Office at 860-486-3022.