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PUBPOL 312/ENVIRON312

Environmental Politics and Policy

Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2014
11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
This course is an advanced offering on environmental politics and the environmental policy-making process.
PUBPOL 412

PUBPOL 412.001: Environ in Pub Pol

Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2016
10:00-11:30 am EST

Public policy embodies an assortment of value systems. While individual value systems express coherent, consistent approaches, public policy expresses an amalgam of values, with corresponding decrease in coherence/consistency.

PUBPOL 210

PUBPOL 210.001: Hlt&Society:Intro PH

Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2017
2:30-4:00 pm EST

This course is intended to serve as an introduction to the major issues of health and health care in the United States — what they are, what determines them, and how they can be altered. In so doing, the course surveys the field of public health.

PUBPOL 521

PUBPOL 521.006: Introduction to Policy Writing

Wednesday
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Fall 2017
2:30-4:00 pm EST

This course teaches the norms of policy writing to 1st year policy students. Through small workshops, students will analyze approaches to different types of policy writing.

PUBPOL 750

PUBPOL 750.307: Special Topics

Stephanie Leiser
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2017
2:30-4:00 pm EST
 

Oliver Wendell Holmes famously said that "Taxes are what we pay for civilized society," but who should pay and how much?  In this course, we will dev

PUBPOL 447

PUBPOL 447: Excel for Public Policy

Alton Worthington
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2019
10:00-11:20 am EST

This course is designed to familiarize students with core skills in data access, manipulation, analysis, and presentation using Excel (and Excel-like alternatives).

PUBPOL 571

PUBPOL 571: Econometrics

Jonathan Hanson
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2019
2:30-3:50 pm EST

Students will understand how to design, execute, and interpret the results from advanced estimation techniques beyond the standard OLS model.

PUBPOL 577

PUBPOL 577: R for Public Policy

Alton Worthington
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2020
1:00-2:20 pm EST

This course is an introduction to programming in the R statistical language. R is a flexible, open-source statistics platform which has gained broad adoption in a variety of fields.

PUBPOL 751-001

PUBPOL 751-001: Chinese Foreign Policy

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Fall 2005
8:09-8:09 am EST
This part of the course introduces students to continuity and change in China's foreign policy, focusing on the reform era.
PUBPOL 456

PUBPOL 456: Local Government, Opportunity for Activism

John Hieftje
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Fall 2010
8:09-8:09 am EST
What goes on in city government is in many ways more important to our lives than what happens in Washington. This course goes beyond the structure and theory of municipal government to look at how things really happen at the local level.
PubPol 778

PubPol 778: Project Skills Workshop

Elisabeth Gerber
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Fall 2010
8:09-8:09 am EST

This is a professional skills workshop that is required for students enrolled in the Applied Policy Seminar (APS, PP578) and open to other MPP/ Master’s students. The workshop will be offered each semester, concurrent with the APS.

PUBPOL 631

PUBPOL 631: Economics of Education

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Fall 2011
8:09-8:09 am EST
This course examines a number of popular approaches to education reform, using an economic lens to understand the theoretical rationale and potential impact of each.
PubPol 626

PubPol 626: The History and Future of Detroit

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Fall 2012
8:09-8:09 am EST

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.