15.482 Healthcare Finance


Class Info

Covers the role of finance in the healthcare industry, with particular emphasis on the application of novel financing methods to facilitate drug discovery, clinical development, and greater patient access to high-cost therapies. Topics include basic financial analysis for the life-sciences professional, the historical financial risks and returns of the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, the mechanics of biotech startup financing, capital budgeting for pharmaceutical companies, and applications of financial engineering in drug royalty investment companies, biomedical megafunds, drug approval swaps, and life sciences investment banking.

This class has 15.401, 15.414, and 15.415 as prerequisites.

15.482 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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MIT 15.482 Healthcare Finance Related Textbooks
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