PPOL : Concepts and analytical techniques necessary for the evaluation of specific public policies, including both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Specific topics include sampling theory, applied statistical inference, applied regression analysis, the use of surveys and interviews, and randomized controlled trials.
Terms: Winter 2022
Instructors: Strumpf, Erin (Winter)
Restriction: Only open to students in the Master of Public Policy; Non-Thesis program.
Students must be registered in the MPP program or have the permission of the program director and course instructor. Since this is the state-of-the-art in policy evaluation, students in a public policy program should be at a minimum trained to read and understand the results of studies.