Course Catalog


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.

Pre Requisites: Pre-req = GERON 623

Offered in:

2017 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 3473 Tu
10:00 - 12:30 pm
Nadash,Pamela W03-0125A
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2017 - 12/13/2017
Capacity: 20
Enrolled: 4
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = GERON 623
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