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PUBPOL 766

PUBPOL 766.001: Issues in U.S. National Security

Melvyn Levitsky
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2017
4:00-5:30 pm EDT

This course concentrates on the foreign policy aspects of U.S. National Security. We will study the Cold War preface to current policy as well as broad issues of substance and process affecting national security policy.

PUBPOL 529

PUBPOL 529.001: Statistics

Jonathan Hanson
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2017
1:00-2:30 pm EDT

This course covers descriptive statistics, probability theory, probability distributions (normal, binomial, Poisson, exponential), sampling distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.

PUBPOL 556

PUBPOL 556.001: Macroeconomics

John Leahy
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2017
10:00-11:30 am EDT

This course teaches students the basic tools of macroeconomics and how to apply them to real world economic policy.

PUBPOL 475

PUBPOL 475.303: Topics: Comparative Law and Policy

Valenta Kabo
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2017
1:00-2:30 pm EDT

This class provides a foundational understanding of comparative law and selected foreign legal systems. The first part of the course is devoted to understanding the different families of law.

PUBPOL 468

PUBPOL 468.001: Oil & Gas Policy in the US

Daniel Raimi
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2017
1:00-2:30 pm EDT

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 615

PUBPOL 615.001: Universities & Society

Thursday
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Winter 2017
4:00-6:00 pm EDT

The Evolving Bargain Between Research Universities and Society --- The role of the university as both 'servant and critic' of society is one of constant reinvention.

PUBPOL 580

PUBPOL 580.001: Values, Ethics, and Public Policy

David Thacher
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2017
2:30-4:00 pm EDT

This course seeks to make students sensitive to and articulate about the ways in which moral and political values come into play in the American policy process, particularly as they affect non-elected public officials who work in a world shaped by

PUBPOL 662

PUBPOL 662.001: Global Corporate Social Responsibility

Marina Whitman
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2017
2:30-4:00 pm EDT

Course will examine the origins of the concept of CSR its meaning and motivations, and the shareholder-stakeholder controversy, where the latter include employees, communities (now defined globally) and, most recently, the global environment.