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PUBPOL 210

PUBPOL 210.001: Hlt&Society:Intro PH

Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2017
2:30-4:00 pm EST

This course is intended to serve as an introduction to the major issues of health and health care in the United States — what they are, what determines them, and how they can be altered. In so doing, the course surveys the field of public health.

PUBPOL 521

PUBPOL 521.006: Introduction to Policy Writing

Wednesday
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Fall 2017
2:30-4:00 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 750

PUBPOL 750.307: Special Topics

Stephanie Leiser
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2017
2:30-4:00 pm EST
 

Oliver Wendell Holmes famously said that "Taxes are what we pay for civilized society," but who should pay and how much?  In this course, we will dev

PUBPOL 447

PUBPOL 447: Excel for Public Policy

Alton Worthington
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2019
10:00-11:20 am EST

This course is designed to familiarize students with core skills in data access, manipulation, analysis, and presentation using Excel (and Excel-like alternatives).

PUBPOL 571

PUBPOL 571: Econometrics

Jonathan Hanson
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2019
2:30-3:50 pm EST

Students will understand how to design, execute, and interpret the results from advanced estimation techniques beyond the standard OLS model.

PUBPOL 513

PUBPOL 513: Calculus

Carl Simon
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Fall 2006
7:57-7:57 am EST
This course is designed specifically to provide students in all degree programs at the Ford School with the fundamental mathematical tools necessary for their subsequent coursework.
PUBPOL 513

PUBPOL 513: Calculus

Carl Simon
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Fall 2008
7:57-7:57 am EST
This course is designed specifically to provide students in all degree programs at the Ford School with the fundamental mathematical tools necessary for their subsequent coursework.
PUBPOL 677

PUBPOL 677: Immigration Policy

Ann Lin
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Fall 2008
7:57-7:57 am EST
Immigration is a phenomenon that touches upon every aspect of American society, from economic growth to neighborhood institutions to national culture.
PUBPOL 559

PUBPOL 559: Accelerated Microeconomics

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Fall 2009
7:57-7:57 am EST
This calculus-based course provides a fast-paced overview of the microeconomic models underlying the actions of consumers and households, firms, regulators, and other public institutions.
PUBPOL 648

PUBPOL 648: Data Analysis Using Excel II

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Fall 2010
7:57-7:57 am EST
This course will provide students with a practical hands-on instruction in advanced data analysis techniques using Microsoft Excel.
PUBPOL 751-001

PUBPOL 751-001: Chinese Foreign Policy

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Fall 2011
7:57-7:57 am EST
This part of the course introduces students to continuity and change in China's foreign policy, focusing on the reform era.
PUBPOL 529

PUBPOL 529: Statistics

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Fall 2013
7:57-7:57 am EST
This course covers descriptive statistics, probability theory, probability distributions (normal, binomial, Poisson, exponential), sampling distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.
PubPol 628/Educ 628

PubPol 628/Educ 628: Democracy and Education

David Cohen
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Fall 2013
7:57-7:57 am EST
Democracy and Education --- When Americans write about democracy and education, they typically write about the constructive effects that education can have for democracy by improving future citizens' knowledge, political judgment, capacity for indepe
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 312/ENVIRON312

Environmental Politics and Policy

Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2014
11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
This course is an advanced offering on environmental politics and the environmental policy-making process.
PUBPOL 412

PUBPOL 412.001: Environ in Pub Pol

Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2016
10:00-11:30 am EST

Public policy embodies an assortment of value systems. While individual value systems express coherent, consistent approaches, public policy expresses an amalgam of values, with corresponding decrease in coherence/consistency.