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PUBPOL 744

PUBPOL 744.001: Economics of the Public Sector

Betsey Stevenson
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2018
4:00-5:20 pm EDT

This is a course on how economists think about government revenue and government expenditures — how governments raise and spend public money. Public Finance is a subfield of microeconomics.

PUBPOL 475

PUBPOL 475.306: Topics in Public Policy

Catherine Hausman
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2018
10:00-11:20 am EDT Download Syllabus

This course focuses on the economics of energy and environmental regulations in the United States.  It is designed to give students practical experience in making connections between intermediate microeconomic concepts and real-world regulatory po

PUBPOL 555

PUBPOL 555.001: Microeconomics A

Justin Wolfers
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2018
10:00-11:20 am EDT Download Syllabus

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.

PUBPOL 750

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

Dudley Benoit
Friday
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Fall 2018
9:00-11:50 am EDT

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

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 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 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 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