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PubPol 628/Educ 628

PubPol 628/Educ 628: Democracy and Education

David Cohen
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Fall 2013
6:30-6:30 pm EDT
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 636

PUBPOL 636: Program Evaluation

Elisabeth Gerber
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Fall 2006
6:30-6:30 pm EDT
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 580

PUBPOL 580: Values, Ethics, and Public Policy

Yazier Henry
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Fall 2008
6:30-6:30 pm EDT
This course seeks to make students sensitive to and articulate about the ways in which moral and political values come into play in the American policy process, particularly as they affect non-elected public officials who work in a world shaped by po
PUBPOL 648

PUBPOL 648: Data Analysis Using Excel II

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Fall 2009
6:30-6:30 pm EDT
This course will provide students with a practical hands-on instruction in advanced data analysis techniques using Microsoft Excel.
PUBPOL 766

PUBPOL 766: Issues in U.S. National Security

Melvyn Levitsky
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Fall 2010
6:30-6:30 pm EDT
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 578

PUBPOL 578: Applied Policy Seminar

Elisabeth Gerber
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Fall 2014
6:30-6:30 pm EDT Download Syllabus

The Applied Policy Seminar (APS) (now called Strategic Public Policy Consulting or SPPC) is an opportunity for students to conduct a faculty-supervised consulting project for a public, private, or non-profit sector policy organization at the local

PUBPOL 750.008

PUBPOL 750.008: Comparative Law

Valenta Kabo
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2014
6:30-6:30 pm EDT Download Syllabus

Because law is one of the means through which policies are enacted, understanding the different structures of legal systems is a necessary for understanding policy promulgation in different country-contexts.

PUBPOL 571

PUBPOL 571: Econometrics

Jonathan Hanson
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2020
10:00-11:20 am EDT

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

PUBPOL 580

PUBPOL 580.001: Values, Ethics, and Public Policy

Joy Rohde
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2015
2:30-4:00 pm EDT Download Syllabus

This course seeks to make students sensitive to and articulate about the ways in which moral and political values come into play in the American policy process, particularly as they affect non-elected public officials who work in a world shaped by

PUBPOL 201

PUBPOL 201.001: Systematic Thinking

Richard Hall
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2017
10:00-11:30 am EDT

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 521

PUBPOL 521.005: Introduction to Policy Writing

Monday
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Fall 2017
2:30-4:00 pm EDT

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.