Course catalog

Plan your schedule or browse our course offerings.
Faculty directory
Winter 2021 Course Schedule | Fall 2020 Course ScheduleShowing 31 - 60 of 1791 results

PUBPOL 201.001: Systematic Thinking

Richard Hall
Tuesday, Thursday
Fall 2017
10:00-11:30 am 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 521.005: Introduction to Policy Writing

Fall 2017
2:30-4:00 pm EST

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.


PUBPOL 750.501: Topics: Community Development Finance: Lessons from the Field

Fall 2018
9:00-11:50 am EST

Taught by Dudley Benoit Towsley Policymaker in Residence, Director of Community Development Investments at Santander


PUBPOL 567: STATA for Public Policy

Alton Worthington
Monday, Wednesday
Fall 2019
1:00-2:20 pm EST

This course is an introduction to programming and working in STATA, a core statistical program in the social sciences. In a variety of fields, STATA remains the baseline program for analysis, data management, and visualization.


PUBPOL 529: Statistics

Fall 2006
11:20-11:20 pm EST
This course covers descriptive statistics, probability theory, probability distributions (normal, binomial, Poisson, exponential), sampling distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.

PUBPOL 559: Accelerated Microeconomics

Fall 2005
11:20-11:20 pm EST
This calculus-based course provides a fast-paced overview of the microeconomic models underlying the actions of consumers and households, firms, regulators, and other public institutions.

PUBPOL 717: Humanising History

Yazier Henry
Fall 2008
11:20-11:20 pm EST
How do individuals, communities and nations remember and represent the past? How is the relationship between history, memory and forgetting displaced through the very forms of socio-cultural production that inscribe it?

PUBPOL 571: Econometrics

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

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


PUBPOL 541: International Trade Policy

Alan Deardorff
Fall 2013
11:20-11:20 pm EST
This course examines the policy issues of international trade, including trade in both goods and services and also international flows of direct investment and migration.
PUBPOL 750.008

PUBPOL 750.008: Comparative Law

Valenta Kabo
Monday, Wednesday
Fall 2014
11:20-11:20 pm EST 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.