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PubPol 510

PubPol 510: The Politics of Public Policy

Richard Hall
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Fall 2013
1:18-1:18 am EST
Policy analysis is a profession that brings systematic thinking and social scientific evidence to bear on substantive problems, but policymakers seldom defer to expert judgments.
PUBPOL 510

PUBPOL 510.003: The Politics of Public Policy

Richard Hall
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2015
10:00-11:30 am EST

This section of 510 aims to help you better understand policy analysis and the political environment within a context of American domestic politics at the national level.

PUBPOL 201

PUBPOL 201.001: Systematic Thinking

Richard Hall
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2017
10:00-11:30 am EST

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

PhD Policy Research Seminar

Richard Hall
Friday
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Fall 2017
12:00-1:30 pm EST

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

PUBPOL 810

PUBPOL 810

Richard Hall
Friday
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Fall 2017
11:30 am-1:00 pm EST

Policy Research Seminar --- A bi-weekly one-credit seminar which introduces students to applied policy research.  For the students in the Ford School Joint PhD program.

PUBPOL 810

PUBPOL 810.001: PhD Policy Research Seminar

Richard Hall
Friday
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Winter 2018
11:30 am-1:00 pm EST

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: 

Open to PhD students only.

PUBPOL 475.307

PUBPOL 475.307: Topics: Campaign Finance Reform

Richard Hall
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2019
11:30 am-12:50 pm EST 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 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 EST 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