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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 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

PubPol 778

PubPol 778: Project Skills Workshop

Elisabeth Gerber
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Fall 2012
10:49-10:49 pm EST

This is a professional skills workshop that is required for students enrolled in the Applied Policy Seminar (APS, PP578) and open to other MPP/ Master’s students. The workshop will be offered each semester, concurrent with the APS.

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 567

PUBPOL 567.001: Practicum in Data Analysis Using STATA

Jonathan Hanson
Friday
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Fall 2016
9:00 am-12:00 pm EST

This course will provide students with a practical hands-on instruction in the analysis of survey data using the statistical package Stata. Students will learn how to investigate a variety of public policy issues using data from the U.S.

PUBPOL 736

PUBPOL 736: Poverty & Inequality

Natasha Pilkauskas
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2019
2:30-3:50 pm EST

This course examines the nature, extent and causes of poverty and inequality in the US relying on a multidisciplinary literature from sociology, political science, economics, and psychology.

PUBPOL 580

PUBPOL 580: Values, Ethics, and Public Policy

David Thacher
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Fall 2007
10:49-10:49 pm EST
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 766

PUBPOL 766: Issues in U.S. National Security

Melvyn Levitsky
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Fall 2007
10:49-10:49 pm EST
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.