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Spring 2014 - 63785 - PA397C - Advanced Empirical Methods for Policy Analysis

Public Program Evaluation

Instructor(s): Heinrich, Carolyn
Unique Number: 63785
Day & Time: T 9:00 am -12:00 pm
Room: SRH 3.122
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Course Overview

In addition to the Introduction to Quantitative Analysis course in the common core, MPAff students are required to take another three-hour course in quantitative analysis, selected from among a set of courses focusing on the application of quantitative theory and techniques to policy analysis. Topics offered vary from year to year but include econometrics, demographic techniques, systems analysis, simulation modeling, and quantitative indicator methods. As the second course in the two-course MPAff quantitative sequence, this course is intended to provide students with an in-depth understanding and hands-on experience with a specific quantitative method useful in policy analysis. This course is usually taken during the second semester of the first year.