Sessions Description: Economic evaluation refers to applied analytic methods used to identify, measure, value, and compare the costs and consequences of programs and interventions. This course provides an overview of these methods, including cost analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA), and cost-benefit analysis (CBA) with an opportunity for hands-on application of each. You will leave understanding when and how to apply each method appropriately in a range of evaluation contexts.
Phaedra S. Corso is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of Georgia College of Public Health. Previously, she served as the senior health economist in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at CDC where she worked for over a decade in the areas of economic evaluation and decision analysis, publishing numerous articles on the cost-effectiveness of prevention interventions and co-editing a book on prevention effectiveness methods in public health. She holds a Master’s degree in public finance from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. in health policy and decision sciences from Harvard University.