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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 746

PUBPOL 746.001: Social Welfare Policy

Luke Shaefer
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2017
4:00-5:30 pm EDT

During the twentieth century, the U.S. both saw the development of a social welfare system to serve nonelderly families and a subsequent dramatic overhaul of the cash welfare part of that system.

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.

PUBPOL 300

PUBPOL 300: Persuasive Policy Writing

Beth Chimera
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2017
1:00-2:30 pm EDT

This course, structured as a seminar and writing workshop, intensively develops students’ persuasive writing and critical reading skills through abundant practice and feedback.

PUBPOL 495

PUBPOL 495.002: Policy Seminar: Utopianism

David Morse
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2017
10:00-11:30 am EDT

"Utopia" in Greek means both "good place" and "no place"–a paradise that cannot be realized, existing only in our imaginations. This is why the term when used today is often meant pejoratively, to indicate that a plan is impossible.

PUBPOL 587

PUBPOL 587.202: Public Management: Survey Design for Organizations

Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2017
4:00-5:30 pm EDT

Understand how to develop a fundraising strategy that will provide an organization with the resources needed to fulfill its mission and address a pressing social issue.

*This is a core course open to Ford School students only*

PUBPOL 626

PUBPOL 626.001: The History and Future of Detroit

Walter Reynolds Farley
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2017
8:30-10:00 am EDT

No metropolis played a greater role in shaping the Twentieth Century world than did Detroit. This course focuses upon the history and future of Detroit emphasizing the private and governmental policies that now seek to revitalize the city.

PUBPOL 750

PUBPOL 750.301: Topics: Cyber Conflict

Robert Axelrod
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2017
2:30-4:00 pm EDT

This course will examine how cyberspace, particularly the Internet, can serve as a tool, target, and source of conflict for both state and non-state actors.

PUBPOL 810

PUBPOL 810.001: PhD Policy Research Seminar

Mary Corcoran
Friday
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Fall 2016
12:00-1:30 pm EDT

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

9/9: PhD Welcome Lunch (Public Policy 810 students will meet briefly afterwards)

PUBPOL 744

PUBPOL 744.001: Economics of the Public Sector

Betsey Stevenson
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2016
1:00-2:30 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.