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Winter Academic Term 2002 Course Guide

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Courses in Public Policy


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Winter Academic Term, 2002 (January 7 April 26)

Open courses in Public Policy
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Winter Academic Term '02 Time Schedule for Public Policy.

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Courses in Public Policy are listed in the Time Schedule under the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

The following courses count as LS&A courses for LS&A degree credit.


PUBPOL 529 / POLSCI 529. Statistics.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Chamberlin

Prerequisites & Distribution: Prior coursework in calculus or concurrent enrollment in Math. 413, and permission of instructor. Previous coursework in statistics is not required. (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course covers descriptive statistics, probability theory, probability distributions (normal, binomial, Poisson, exponential), sampling distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. It also includes an introduction to experimental design. The emphasis in the course is on preparing competent users and consumers of basic statistics. Some attention is paid to the mathematical underpinnings of statistical theory so that students will be prepared to go on to the Ford School econometrics course (PUBPOL 571). No previous course work in statistics is required, but a prior calculus course or concurrent enrollment in PUBPOL 513 is a prerequisite.

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PUBPOL 573 / ECON 573. Benefit-Cost Analysis.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Charles

Prerequisites & Distribution: Econ. 555. (4). (Excl).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course teaches students how to evaluate government programs. It covers the mechanics of benefit-cost analysis, how scarce or unemployed resources should be priced, the choice of proper time-discount rates, treatment of income distribution issues, environmental benefits, intergovernmental grants, and regulatory problems. An essential part of the course is a term project each student selects a program and does a benefit-cost evaluation of it.

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