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, st
This course is designed to immerse students in a major research project of their own design. By the end of the two-semester course, students will be required to produce a polished paper, which can later be incorporated into their thesis.
The Applied Policy Seminar (APS) 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, state, national or international level.
This first portion of the course, held in Ann Arbor, will introduce students to China and its policy and economic environments. Drawing on the expertise of Ford School faculty and outside guests, each class will focus on a different policy area.
How do the judges on the Supreme Court make their decisions? What were the real issues in cases such as Roe v. Wade, and is it possible that the Court would overturn this decision? How do judges in different eras decided cases differently?
The primary purpose of this seminar course is to develop the tools needed to assess the feasibility, potential impact, unintended consequences and legal/ethical ramifications of novel policies designed to improve population health and reduce healt
This course considers the range of state and local policies that impact renewable energy development, understanding how these policies interact, and understanding the politics at play behind their adoption. It covers not just on policies traditio