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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 EDT

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

PUBPOL 534

PUBPOL 534: Economics of Developing Countries

Dean Yang
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2020
1:00-2:20 pm EDT

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.

PUBPOL 541

PUBPOL 541: International Trade Policy

Alan Deardorff
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2020
8:30-9:50 am EDT

This course deals with the economics of international trade policy, most obviously tariffs on imports but also a variety of non-tariff barriers and other policies that impact international trade.  The topic has increased in importance under Presid

PUBPOL 750.008

PUBPOL 750.008: Topics: FinTech Entrepreneurship

Adrienne Harris
Wednesday
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Fall 2020
4:00-5:20 pm EDT

Total global fintech investment increased from $50.8 billion in 2017 to a full $111.8 billion in 2018, according to KPMG?s The Pulse of Fintech, and there are no signs that growth in this sector will slow down.

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 EDT

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.