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PUBPOL 580

PUBPOL 580: Values, Ethics, and Public Policy

John Chamberlin
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Fall 2009
8:20-8:20 pm EST
This course seeks to make students sensitive to and articulate about the ways in which moral and political values come into play in the American policy process, particularly as they affect non-elected public officials who work in a world shaped by po
PUBPOL 529

PUBPOL 529: Statistics

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Fall 2011
8:20-8:20 pm EST
This course covers descriptive statistics, probability theory, probability distributions (normal, binomial, Poisson, exponential), sampling distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.
PUBPOL 564

PUBPOL 564: Government Regulation of Industry and Environment

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Fall 2011
8:20-8:20 pm EST
Basic economic principles and methods are used to identify the circumstances in which government intervention can improve industrial efficiency, and to investigate successful and unsuccessful regulatory strategies.
PUBPOL 513

PUBPOL 513: Calculus

Carl Simon
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Fall 2012
8:20-8:20 pm EST
This course is designed specifically to provide students in all degree programs at the Ford School with the fundamental mathematical tools necessary for their subsequent coursework.
PubPol 466

PubPol 466: Topics: The History and Future of Detroit

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Fall 2014
8:20-8:20 pm EST
Detroit was the nation’s most important city in the Twentieth Century because of the the auto industry, the emergence of the blue collar middle class and development of the New Deal. Now it is the most negatively stereotyped city in the nation.
PUBPOL 555

PUBPOL 555.001: Microeconomics A

Justin Wolfers
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2015
10:00-11:30 am EST

This course begins a two-term sequence designed to provide students with an understanding of the economic implications of public policies and with analytic tools useful in system design and policy planning.

PUBPOL 810

PUBPOL 810.001: PhD Policy Research Seminar

Mary Corcoran
Friday
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Fall 2016
12:00-1:30 pm EST

A bi-weekly one-credit seminar that introduces students to applied policy research. For students in the Ford School Joint Ph.D. program.

9/9: PhD Welcome Lunch (Public Policy 810 students will meet briefly afterwards)

PUBPOL 521

PUBPOL 521.002: Introduction to Policy Writing

Thursday
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Fall 2017
11:30 am-1:00 pm EST

This course teaches the norms of policy writing to 1st year policy students. Through small workshops, students will analyze approaches to different types of policy writing.

PUBPOL 744

PUBPOL 744.001: Economics of the Public Sector

Betsey Stevenson
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2017
10:00-11:30 am EST

This is a course on how economists think about government revenue and government expenditures — how governments raise and spend public money. Public Finance is a subfield of microeconomics.

PUBPOL 513

PUBPOL 513: Calculus

Carl Simon
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Fall 2007
8:20-8:20 pm EST
This course is designed specifically to provide students in all degree programs at the Ford School with the fundamental mathematical tools necessary for their subsequent coursework.
PUBPOL 650

PUBPOL 650: Introduction to Science and Technology Policy Analysis

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Fall 2006
8:20-8:20 pm EST
As it exposes students to the landscape of science and technology policymaking in the US and abroad, this course introduces theories and methodologies for science and technology policy analysis, with literature drawn from a range of disciplines, incl
PUBPOL 201

PUBPOL 201: Systematic Thinking: Problems of the Day

Paula Lantz
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2020
11:30 am-12:50 pm EST

This course provides an introduction to public policy design and analysis using "systematic thinking" from the social sciences and humanities, with the application of scientific methods and knowledge more generally.