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PUBPOL 569

PUBPOL 569: Applied Regression Analysis

John Chamberlin
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Fall 2007
8:50-8:50 pm EST
This course focuses on what a practitioner needs to know about multiple regression analysis, a key tool for policy analysis. It is an introduction to econometrics that is less mathematical and theoretical than PUBPOL 571.
PUBPOL 751-001

PUBPOL 751-001: Chinese Foreign Policy

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Fall 2006
8:50-8:50 pm EST
This part of the course introduces students to continuity and change in China's foreign policy, focusing on the reform era.
PUBPOL 456

PUBPOL 456: Local Government, Opportunity for Activism

John Hieftje
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Fall 2009
8:50-8:50 pm EST
What goes on in city government is in many ways more important to our lives than what happens in Washington. This course goes beyond the structure and theory of municipal government to look at how things really happen at the local level.
PUBPOL 529

PUBPOL 529: Statistics

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Fall 2010
8:50-8:50 pm EST
This course covers descriptive statistics, probability theory, probability distributions (normal, binomial, Poisson, exponential), sampling distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.
PUBPOL 578

PUBPOL 578: Applied Policy Seminar

Elisabeth Gerber
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Fall 2012
8:50-8:50 pm EST

The Applied Policy Seminar (APS) (now called Strategic Public Policy Consulting or SPPC) is an opportunity for students to conduct a semester-long faculty-supervised group consulting project for a real-world policy organization.

PubPol 466

PubPol 466: Topics: The History and Future of Detroit

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Fall 2013
8:50-8:50 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 577

PUBPOL 577: R for Public Policy

Alton Worthington
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2020
1:00-2:20 pm EST

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 766

PUBPOL 766: Issues in U.S. National Security

Melvyn Levitsky
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Fall 2011
8:50-8:50 pm EST
This course concentrates on the foreign policy aspects of U.S. National Security. We will study the Cold War preface to current policy as well as broad issues of substance and process affecting national security policy.
PUBPOL 736

PUBPOL 736: Poverty & Inequality

Mary Corcoran
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Fall 2012
8:50-8:50 pm EST
This course analyzes the conditions and causes of poverty within the United States and the variety of economic, social, and political responses to it.
PUBPOL 555

PUBPOL 555: Microeconomics A

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Fall 2013
8:50-8:50 pm 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.