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PubPol 736

PubPol 736: Poverty & Inequality

Natasha Pilkauskas
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2021
1:00-2:20 pm EDT

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 563

PubPol 563: Politics of Environmental Regulation

Barry Rabe
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2021
1:00-2:20 pm EDT

This course will consider the capacity of North American political institutions to shape effective environmental protection policies, devoting primary emphasis to the United States but also examining Canada and Mexico.

PubPol 567

PubPol 567: STATA for Public Policy

Alton Worthington
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2021
4:00-5:20 pm EDT

This course is an introduction to programming and working in STATA, a core statistical program in the social sciences. In a variety of fields, STATA remains the baseline program for analysis, data management, and visualization.

PubPol 495

PubPol 495: Policy Seminar: Counterterrorism

Javed Ali
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2021
2:30-3:50 pm EDT

PUBPOL 495 (Policy Seminar) is for students currently enrolled in the Public Policy Undergraduate Program only, no exceptions. Enrollment is by permission only.

PubPol 590

PubPol 590: Public Affairs Management and Leadership

Tuesday
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Winter 2021
4:00-5:50 pm EDT

Instructors: Phyllis Meadows, Senior Fellow, Health, The Kresge Foundation and Marianne Udow-Phillips, Lecturer of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; Executive Director, Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT).

PubPol 568

PubPol 568: STATA Practicum

Jonathan Hanson
Friday
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Winter 2021
9:00-11:50 am EDT

This course will provide students with a practical hands-on instruction in the analysis of survey data using the statistical package Stata. Students will learn how to investigate a variety of public policy issues using data from the U.S.

PubPol 477

PubPol 477: R for Public Policy

Alton Worthington
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2021
4:00-5:20 pm EDT

This course is an introduction to programming in the R statistical language. R is a flexible, open-source statistics platform which has gained broad adoption in a variety of fields.

PubPol 300

PubPol 300: Persuasive Policy Writing

Molly Spencer
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2021
1:00-2:20 pm EDT

This course, structured as a seminar and writing workshop, intensively develops students' persuasive writing and critical reading skills through abundant practice and feedback.

PubPol 577

PubPol 577: R for Public Policy

Alton Worthington
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2021
4:00-5:20 pm EDT

This course is an introduction to programming in the R statistical language. R is a flexible, open-source statistics platform which has gained broad adoption in a variety of fields.

PubPol 750

PubPol 750: Topics: Psychology of Climate Change

Kaitlin Raimi
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2021
1:00-2:20 pm EDT

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.

PubPol 475

PubPol 475: Topics: Psychology of Climate Change

Kaitlin Raimi
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2021
1:00-2:20 pm EDT

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.