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SOCY 5519 Applied Policy Research (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course introduces students to techniques for carrying out public policy research in an applied setting. The course covers a range of qualitative and quantitative approaches to public policy research, providing an overview of experimental design, econometric techniques, and ethnographic practices, and examines how various methodological approaches lend themselves to specific research questions. The course is structured around lectures and case discussions. Student will receive training and practice in the skills of applied policy analysis using practical, real-world examples of public policy research.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Nick Redel

Prerequisites: SOCY7702, SOCY2200 or equivalent statistics coursework

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Last Updated: 21-May-14