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PUBPOL 201

PUBPOL 201.001: Systematic Thinking: Problems of the Day

Paul Courant
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2015
1:00-2:30 pm EST

The main idea that we want to get across is implicit in the title: Systematic thinking - largely from the social sciences, but with the application of scientific methods and knowledge more generally - can make a significant difference in the way w

PUBPOL 515

PUBPOL 515.451: Non-Market Strategy

Tuesday
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Fall 2015
6:30-9:30 pm EST

Shaping the Rules of the Game --- Most business courses teach you how to play the game of business within the rules. This course is about the rules themselves, their creation and their enforcement.

PUBPOL 210

PUBPOL 210.001: Health & Society: Introduction to Public Health

Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2016
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 475

PUBPOL 475: Imagining the Global Environment: History, Science, Policy

Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2016
10:00-11:30 am EST

What is a “global” environmental problem, and how do we “know” when we have one? How have societies conceived of the environment in the past, and how might we re-imagine our relationship to the environment today to ensure a sustainable future?

PUBPOL 710

PUBPOL 710.001: Interdisciplinary Problem Solving

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Fall 2018
8:26-8:26 am EST
  
 

Interdisciplinary Problem Solving --- "Interdisciplinary Problem Solving" is a course offered at the Law School through the Problem Solving Initiative (PSI).

PubPol 495.003

PubPol 495.003: Policy Seminar: History and Public Policy

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Fall 2013
8:26-8:26 am EST
Policy seminars are open only to undergraduates enrolled in the Ford School. These small, interdisciplinary courses will focus on particular public policy issues as reflected in the title of the course.
PUBPOL 642

PUBPOL 642: Socioeconomic Policy and Health Policy

James House
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Fall 2013
8:26-8:26 am EST
This course explores how and why socioeconomic policies (e.g., education, income/welfare, civil rights, macroeconomics/employment, housing/urban policies) may be as or more consequential for population health as “health” policies (i.e., health care a
PUBPOL 466

PUBPOL 466: History & Future of Detroit

Walter Reynolds Farley
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2020
11:30 am-12:50 pm EST

No large American city grew more rapidly than Detroit from 1900 to the 1930s.  Thanks to Henry Ford and the automobile manufacturing,  Detroit became the prosperous axis mundi of the world vehicle industry.  After World War II, Detroit seemed pois