The course is intended to introduce central socioeconomic theories and methods from a multidisciplinary perspective.
The topic health is integrally treated from the perspective of different socioeconomic disciplines (such as sociology, economics and demography).
The following content areas will be dealt with:
- Sociological and economic theories: basic concepts, and empirical approaches
- Disciplinary and interdisciplinary methods of health research;
- Specific topics and fields of application of health research (e.g., discrimination and health inequalities, risky health behavior);
- Development of research questions and effective designs in selected areas.