This course begins a two-term sequence designed to provide students with an understanding of the economic implications of public policies and with analytic tools useful in system design and policy planning.
This course focuses on what a practitioner needs to know about multiple regression analysis, a key tool for policy analysis. It is an introduction to econometrics that is less mathematical and theoretical than PUBPOL 571.
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.
The Applied Policy Seminar (APS) (now called Strategic Public Policy Consulting or SPPC) is an opportunity for students to conduct a semester-long faculty-supervised group consulting project for a real-world policy organization.
Climate change often feels like a problem that our brains have been hardwired to ignore. Climate change is abstract and complex, making it hard for non-scientists (including policy-makers) to understand.