Spring 2006 Course Description

Politics and Process (Videoconference)

Section Title: Perspectives on Public Policy
Instructor(s): Bobby Inman
Course: P A 383D - Politics and Process (Videoconference)
(previously Policy Development)
Unique Number: 62470
Day & Time: Mondays, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: SRH 3.330A
Waitlist Information:Dougald MacMillan, 512-232-5187
dmacmillan@mail.utexas.edu

Description: Description: This course examines the art and science of policy formulation in the areas of economics, national security, monetary policy, science, technology and trade. It examines the relationship between policy development at the federal, state, and local levels of government. The goal is to give students a better understanding of the key players in the policy development environment, and how the policy making environment affects the law, business, and policy arenas. The course is under the direction of Professor Bob Inman. The fall and spring versions of the course vary slightly in format and focus .

In the fall, the course features distinguished lecturers who will address broad issue areas at the federal, state, and local level. Past topics included monetary policy and the Federal Reserve, national security policy, media, and the intelligence community.

The spring version is presented by The Washington Campus, Washington , DC , using a video-teleconference broadcast format that links participating universities. A series of distinguished lecturers from the Washington, DC area will make presentations from Washington each week. Detailed information may be found at The Washington Campus web site, http://www.washcampus.edu/ .

The course is offered to a limited number of students in the Graduate School of Business, School of Law, and the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

(For Business School listing only : This course is not a Texas Plus course. )

This course is offered for letter grade only.

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