Economist Robert P. Murphy explains the economic folly of ObamaCare. The course will also cover the standard arguments for government intervention in health care and health insurance, including the common claim that “socialized medicine works in Europe.” See Dr. Murphy’s article on the topic here.
Lectures will be Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Eastern time, skipping the week of Thanksgiving. They will be recorded and made available for enrolled students to download.
All readings will be free and online. A fully hyper-linked syllabus with readings for each weekly topic will be available for all students.
Grades and Certificates
The final grade will depend on quizzes. Taking the course for a grade is optional. This course is worth 3 credits in Mises Academy. Feel free to ask your school to accept Mises Academy credits. You will receive a digital Certificate of Completion for this course if you take it for a grade, and a Certificate of Participation if you take it on a paid-audit basis.
If you drop the course during its first week (7 calendar days), you will receive a half refund. No refunds will be granted following the first week.