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PUBPOL 744

PUBPOL 744.001: Economics of the Public Sector

Betsey Stevenson
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2017
10:00-11:30 am 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 692

PUBPOL 692: Thinking About Crime

David Thacher
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Fall 2007
2:28-2:28 pm EST
As Chief of the New York City Police Department, William Bratton was fond of saying that the crime rate has the same meaning for a police department as profits have for a business--that the crime rate is the bottom line of policing.
PUBPOL 541

PUBPOL 541: International Trade Policy

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Fall 2005
2:28-2:28 pm EST
This course examines the policy issues of international trade, including trade in both goods and services and also international flows of direct investment and migration.
PUBPOL 201

PUBPOL 201: Systematic Thinking: Problems of the Day

Paula Lantz
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2020
11:30 am-12:50 pm EST

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.

PubPol 466

PubPol 466: Topics: The History and Future of Detroit

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Fall 2014
2:28-2:28 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 555

PUBPOL 555.001: Microeconomics A

Justin Wolfers
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2015
10:00-11:30 am 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.

PUBPOL 810

PUBPOL 810.001: PhD Policy Research Seminar

Mary Corcoran
Friday
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Fall 2016
12:00-1:30 pm EST

A bi-weekly one-credit seminar that introduces students to applied policy research. For students in the Ford School Joint Ph.D. program.

9/9: PhD Welcome Lunch (Public Policy 810 students will meet briefly afterwards)

PUBPOL 521

PUBPOL 521.002: Introduction to Policy Writing

Thursday
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Fall 2017
11:30 am-1:00 pm EST

This course teaches the norms of policy writing to 1st year policy students. Through small workshops, students will analyze approaches to different types of policy writing.

PUBPOL 555

PUBPOL 555: Microeconomics A

Kevin Stange
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Fall 2014
2:28-2:28 pm EST Download Syllabus

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.