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Policy Analysis Techniques

Course #: GERON GR 760

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.

Pre Requisites: Pre-req = GERON 623

Offered in:

2023 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 1252 M
3:00 - 5:45 pm
Nadash,Pamela W03-0125 Gerontology Classroom
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2023 - 12/13/2023
Capacity: 10
Enrolled: 8
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = GERON 623
Course Attributes:

2024 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 1230 M
3:00 - 5:45 pm
Nadash,Pamela W03-0125 Gerontology Classroom
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Capacity: 10
Enrolled: 8
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = GERON 623
Course Attributes: