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PUBPOL 750.307

PUBPOL 750.307: Topics: Campaign Finance Reform

Richard Hall
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2019
11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT Download Syllabus

Federal election spending from all sources has doubled over the last twenty years and the 2018 election continued the trend.  Campaign spending in the midterms exceeded $5 billion for the first time, much of it coming from  Super PACs and "dark mo

PUBPOL 467

PUBPOL 467: STATA for Public Policy

Alton Worthington
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2019
10:00-11:20 am EDT

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 468

PUBPOL 468: Oil & Gas in the U.S.

Daniel Raimi
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2019
1:00-2:20 pm EDT Download Syllabus

Hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling have made the United States the world's largest producer of oil and natural gas. What does that mean for the domestic economy, energy prices, foreign policy, climate change, and local environments?

PUBPOL 578

PUBPOL 578.001: Applied Policy Seminar

Elisabeth Gerber
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2018
1:00-2:20 pm EDT

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

PUBPOL 778

PUBPOL 778.001: Project Skills Workshop

Elisabeth Gerber
Friday
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Fall 2018
10:00-11:20 am EDT

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

PUBPOL 201

PUBPOL 201.001: Systematic Thinking

Paul Courant
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2018
1:00-2:20 pm EDT Download Syllabus

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 810

PUBPOL 810.001: PhD Policy Research Seminar

John Leahy
Friday
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Fall 2018
1:00 pm-2:20 am EDT

A bi-weekly one-credit seminar that introduces students to applied policy research. For students in the Ford School Joint Ph.D. program.

Students will meet on the following dates: 9/7, 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30

PUBPOL 210

PUBPOL 210.001: Health & Society

Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2018
2:30-4:00 pm EDT

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.