This course introduces students to multiple regression analysis and other tools of causal inference and program evaluation. The course will focus on applying these tools to real data on various policy topics.
The Diversity Initiatives in Higher Education course will provide graduate students with insight into policy issues related to diversity and inclusion efforts at public institutions in the United States.
Drawing on an interdisciplinary social science literature, this course introduces theories and methodologies for science and technology policy analysis and familiarizes students with the landscape of science and technology policymaking in the US a
Cities are leading the fight against climate change. Around the world they are experiencing the devastating effects as hurricanes intensify, sea levels rise, heat islands multiply and storm water systems are overwhelmed, along with city budgets.
This course focuses on rigorous evaluation of policies and interventions intended to support children's early learning and success in K-12. Evaluations will be discussed in the context of the current and historical landscape.
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.
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.