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Using Online Courseware to Play a Simulation Illustrating the Concept of Moral Hazard in Health Care

  • Michael H. Kennedy


    (East Carolina University)

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    This article discusses the use of a popular online instructional management system to teach moral hazard by having students make decisions about whether to seek health care under two simulated scenarios – with and without insurance.

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    Article provided by Economics Network, University of Bristol in its journal International Review of Economics Education.

    Volume (Year): 11 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 67-77

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    Handle: RePEc:che:ireepp:v:11:y:2012:i:1:p:67-77
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    1. Friedman,Daniel & Sunder,Shyam, 1994. "Experimental Methods," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521456821, October.
    2. Ortmann, Andreas & Colander, David, 1997. "Teaching Tools: A Simple Principal-Agent Experiment for the Classroom," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 35(2), pages 443-50, April.
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