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PUBPOL 587

PUBPOL 587: Public Management

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Winter 2005
10:27-10:27 pm EDT

This course is designed to introduce the students to what public managers do and to help provide the students with perspectives and opportunities for practice that will help them become effective public managers.

PUBPOL 630

PUBPOL 630: Can Urban Schools Work?

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Winter 2005
10:27-10:27 pm EDT

Urban public schools have been failing to educate minority and low-income children in this country at tragic levels for more than two decades.

PUBPOL 680

PUBPOL 680: Globalization and Public Policy

Marina Whitman
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Winter 2005
10:27-10:27 pm EDT

This course examines how globalization affects social and economic policymaking within and between countries and how policies can be designed to both capitalize on the new opportunities created by globalization and ameliorate its most painful cons

PUBPOL 638

PUBPOL 638: Integrated Policy Exercise

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Winter 2005
10:27-10:27 pm EDT

The Integrated Policy Exercise provides students with a week long opportunity to work intensively on a policy issue. The course is held the first week in January.

PUBPOL 529

PUBPOL 529: Statistics

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Winter 2005
10:27-10:27 pm EDT

This course covers descriptive statistics, probability theory, probability distributions (normal, binomial, Poisson, exponential), sampling distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.

PUBPOL 652/UP 652

PUBPOL 652/UP 652: Community Development

David Thacher
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Winter 2005
10:27-10:27 pm EDT

This seminar develops a framework for crafting sensible housing and community development strategies. Several key goals of the field will be investigated, including affordability, quality of life, community, and empowerment.

PUBPOL 720/SI 621

PUBPOL 720/SI 621: Ethics, Values & Information Dilemmas

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Winter 2005
10:27-10:27 pm EDT

The information revolution and the expanding use of information technology within all organizations, profit and non-profit, public and private, has created an environment in which access to massive quantities of information, at startling speeds, i

PUBPOL 555

PUBPOL 555: Microeconomics A

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Winter 2005
10:27-10:27 pm EDT

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 665

PUBPOL 665: Globalization and Democratic Governance

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Winter 2005
10:27-10:27 pm EDT

What are the consequences of globalization for democratic performance? How does international economic integration affect the process of policymaking in democracies?

PUBPOL 740

PUBPOL 740: Issues in Child and Family Health Policy

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Winter 2005
10:27-10:27 pm EDT

This course is organized around contemporary policy issues affecting the health and health care of children in the US and their families, set within the context of the US health care system.

PUBPOL 571

PUBPOL 571: Applied Econometrics

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Winter 2005
10:27-10:27 pm EDT

This course is an introduction to econometric methods and their use in policy analysis.

PUBPOL 572

PUBPOL 572: Policy Models (Econometrics II)

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Winter 2005
10:27-10:27 pm EDT

The purpose of this course is to provide a forum for learning about and discussing (primarily) micro-economic applications. It is intended for those students who have completed PubPol 571 or an equivalent.

PUBPOL 580

PUBPOL 580: Values, Ethics, and Public Policy

David Thacher
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Winter 2005
3:32-3:32 am EDT

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

PUBPOL 677

PUBPOL 677: Immigration Policy

Ann Chih Lin
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Winter 2005
9:43-9:43 pm EDT

Immigration is a phenomenon that touches upon every aspect of American society, from economic growth to neighborhood institutions to national culture.