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GRAD > GERON GR > 760

Policy Analysis Techniques

Description:
The course introduces students to a variety of formal methods used in policy analysis in gerontology. Topics include methods of legal research; projection techniques; factorial survey designs to determine the normative underpinnings of policy; measurement of inequality; measurement of efficiency in targeting; use of matrices for analysis of goals and alternatives; benefit-cost analysis; assessment of political feasibility; assessment of feasibility of implementation; and evaluation research. Students learn how to apply the various techniques through a series of assignments.

Offered in:

2016 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 1157 Tu
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Nadash,Pamela W03-0125
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Capacity: 20
Enrolled: 5
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = GERON 623
Course Attributes: