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.
A continuation of PubPol 555 (Microeconomics for Public Policy), this course will deepen students understanding of key economic concepts and principles and importantly apply them to the practice of policy analysis.
This course will consider the capacity of North American political institutions to shape effective environmental protection policies, devoting primary emphasis to the United States but also examining Canada and Mexico.
This course is an introduction to programming and working in STATA, a core statistical program in the social sciences. In a variety of fields, STATA remains the baseline program for analysis, data management, and visualization.
Instructors: Phyllis Meadows, Senior Fellow, Health, The Kresge Foundation and Marianne Udow-Phillips, Lecturer of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; Executive Director, Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT).
This course will provide students with a practical hands-on instruction in the analysis of survey data using the statistical package Stata. Students will learn how to investigate a variety of public policy issues using data from the U.S.
What are smart cities? What makes them smart? Are they equitable and accessible? The aim of this hands-on applied policy course is to introduce students to smart cities and the rapidly evolving mobility ecosystem.