A continuation of PubPol 555 (Microeconomics for Public Policy), this course will deepen students' understanding of key economic concepts and principles and, importantly, apply them to the practice of policy analysis.
This is a course for students interested in social justice and equality, social justice movements, anti-democratic movements and the intersections of public leadership, public policy, and the rule of law in the context of the temporal evolution of
Drawing on an interdisciplinary social science literature, this course introduces theories and methodologies for science and technology policy analysis and familiarizes students with the landscape of science and technology policymaking in the US a
This course examines environmental and energy policies. We discuss the sources of environmental problems and what regulations are available to remedy these problems. We also cover energy markets, including fossil fuel extraction and electricity.
This course will introduce students to a range of communication strategies to move public policy forward in public policy areas from climate change to public education, health reform to anti-poverty efforts.
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.
Climate change often feels like a problem that our brains have been hardwired to ignore. Climate change is abstract and complex, making it hard for non-scientists (including policy-makers) to understand.