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PubPol 736

PubPol 736: Poverty and Inequality

Natasha Pilkauskas
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2023
1:00-2:20 pm EST

This course examines the nature, extent and causes of poverty and inequality in the US relying on a multidisciplinary literature from sociology, political science, economics, and psychology.

PubPol 746

PubPol 746: Social Welfare Policy

Luke Shaefer
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2023
1:00-2:20 pm EST

This course examines U.S. social welfare programs and policies targeting the nonelderly poor, emphasizing what we know from social science research about the strengths and weaknesses and the intended and unintended effects of these policies.

PubPol 744

PubPol 744: Economics of the Public Sector

Nirupama Rao
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2023
4:30-5:50 pm 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 677

PubPol 677: Immigration Policy

Ann Chih Lin
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2023
4:00-5:20 pm EST

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

PubPol 716

PubPol 716: Introduction to Chinese Policy

Ann Chih Lin
Friday
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Winter 2023
9:00-11:50 am EST

This course will introduce students to China and its policy and economic environments. Drawing on the expertise of Ford School faculty and outside guests, each class will focus on a different policy area.

PubPol 638

PubPol 638: Integrated Policy Exercise (IPE)

Elisabeth Gerber
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Winter 2023
3:16-3:16 pm EST

The Integrated Policy Exercise provides students with a week long opportunity to work intensively on a policy issue. All students participate as part of a team representing different constituencies with an interest in the problem being studied.

PubPol 633

PubPol 633: Qualitative Methods

William Lopez
Monday
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Winter 2023
8:30-11:20 am EST

This course serves as an introduction to qualitative methods for MPP/MPA students.  We will examine a range of qualitative methodological approaches, with special emphasis on observational and interview-based research.

PubPol 587.001

PubPol 587.001: Public Management: Survey Design

Kaitlin Raimi
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2023
1:00-2:20 pm EST

Part of successful management is knowing how employees, managers, citizens, and other stakeholders think and feel about organizations in general, about particular policies, and about new initiatives and programs.