Course Catalog

IPOL8501

Policy Analysis

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of policy analysis. Students will be introduced to the stages of the public policy process, including agenda setting, formulation, implementation, and evaluation. Students will also develop basic policy analysis skills, including problem structuring, stakeholder identification, summarization of current policy, development of policy options, elaboration of criteria for selection, and recommendation of course of action. These concepts are illustrated by examples policies that fall within students' range of interests. This course also introduces students to scientific methods that are used as a means for structuring policy inquiry. A series of research approaches and techniques are presented in the context of forecasting, monitoring, and evaluation for the analysis of domestic and international policies.
Subject:
International Policy
Department:
International Policy
Division:
Intl Policy & Management
Requirements Fulfilled:

Sections

Fall 2012 - MIIS

IPOL8501A-F12 Lecture (Dayton-Johnson)
IPOL8501B-F12 Lecture (Dayton-Johnson)
IPOL8501C-F12 Lecture (Joshi)

Spring 2012 - MIIS

IPOL8501A-S12 Lecture (Wehling)
IPOL8501B-S12 Lecture (Akaha)

Fall 2011 - MIIS

IPOL8501A-F11 Lecture (Murphy)
IPOL8501B-F11 Lecture (Murphy)
IPOL8501C-F11 Lecture (Joshi)

Spring 2011 - MIIS

IPOL8501A-S11 Lecture (Wehling)

Fall 2010 - MIIS

IPOL8501A-F10 Lecture (DePaolis)
IPOL8501B-F10 Lecture (Murphy)
IPOL8501C-F10 Lecture (Joshi)

Spring 2010 - MIIS

IPOL8501A-S10 Lecture (Murphy)

Fall 2009 - MIIS

IPOL8501A-F09 Lecture (Langholz)
IPOL8501B-F09 Lecture (Baimyrzaeva)
IPOL8501C-F09 Lecture (Murphy)
IPOL8501D-F09 Lecture (Zarsky)
IPOL8501E-F09 Lecture (Murphy)
IPOL8501F-F09 Lecture (Liang)
IPOL8501G-F09 Lecture (Arrocha)
IPOL8501H-F09 Lecture (Baimyrzaeva)