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PubPol 495.003

PubPol 495.003: Policy Seminar: History and Public Policy

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Fall 2013
2:38-2:38 pm 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
2:38-2:38 pm 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 513

PUBPOL 513.001: Calculus

Carl Simon
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2015
1:00-2:30 pm 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 555

PUBPOL 555.001: Microeconomics A

Justin Wolfers
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2016
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 510

PUBPOL 510.001: The Politics of Public Policy

Valenta Kabo
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2017
1:00-2:30 pm EST

This is a core course restricted to Ford School students only

This section of 510 aims to help you better understand policy analysis and the political environment within a context of American domestic politics at the national level.

PUBPOL 529.001

PUBPOL 529.001: Statistics

Catherine Hausman
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2019
1:00-2:20 pm EST Download Syllabus

This course covers descriptive statistics, probability theory, probability distributions ( normal, binomial, chi-squared, F), sampling distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.

PUBPOL 810

PUBPOL 810: PhD Policy Research Seminar

John Leahy
Friday
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Fall 2019
1:00-2:20 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. Open to PhD students only.

PUBPOL 636

PUBPOL 636: Program Evaluation

Elisabeth Gerber
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Fall 2005
2:38-2:38 pm EST
The central issues addressed by this course are whether and how one ought to try to establish the extent to which public programs are achieving their goals. Are the goals being attained? If not, why not?
PUBPOL 534

PUBPOL 534: The Economics of Developing Countries

Dean Yang
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Fall 2008
2:38-2:38 pm EST
This course surveys what we do and don't know about economic growth and poverty alleviation in developing countries. We begin by discussing alternative perspectives on the goals of development.