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PUBPOL 750.008

PUBPOL 750.008: Topics: FinTech Entrepreneurship

Adrienne Harris
Wednesday
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Fall 2020
4:00-5:20 pm EDT

Total global fintech investment increased from $50.8 billion in 2017 to a full $111.8 billion in 2018, according to KPMG?s The Pulse of Fintech, and there are no signs that growth in this sector will slow down.

PUBPOL 744

PUBPOL 744: Economics of the Public Sector

Betsey Stevenson
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2020
10:00-11:20 am 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.

PUBPOL 201

PUBPOL 201: Systematic Thinking: Problems of the Day

Paula Lantz
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2020
11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT

This course provides an introduction to public policy design and analysis using "systematic thinking" from the social sciences and humanities, with the application of scientific methods and knowledge more generally.

PUBPOL 740

PUBPOL 740: Leadership Assessment and Reflection

Paula Lantz
Wednesday
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Winter 2020
4:00-5:50 pm EDT

The Ford School defines leadership as the behavioral process of having a positive influence on others, organizations and communications.  This short course will meet 4 times, during which students will have the opportunity to take 1 or 2 different

PUBPOL 568

PUBPOL 568: Practicum in Data Analysis Using STATA

Alton Worthington
Friday
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Winter 2020
9:00-11:50 am EDT

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.

PUBPOL 746

PUBPOL 746: Social Welfare Policy

Luke Shaefer
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2020
8:30-9:50 am EDT

This course examines U.S. social welfare programs and policies targeting the nonelderly poor, emphasizing what we know from social science research about the strengths and weaknesses and the intended and unintended effects of these policies.