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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:

2015 Fall

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 1193 Tu 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Nadash,Pamela W03-0125 More Info