Classes

API 126/Economics 1420: American Economic Policy

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020
Analyzes major issues in American economic policy including taxation, Social Security, health care reform, budget policy, monetary and fiscal policy, and exchange rate management. Current economic issues and policy options discussed

API 102z: Economic Analysis of Public Policy

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2020
This course builds upon the foundation of API-101Z and develops microeconomic tools of analysis for policy problems using a variety of policy applications. The course is focused broadly on evaluating the rationale for government intervention in the economy and evaluating the efficiency, incentive, and distributional effects of government policies. Areas of application include cost-benefit analysis, taxation, income redistribution, health, education, infrastructure, and trade.

MLD 630M: Government Turnarounds

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2018

This course considers strategies that government leaders have used to turn around troubled agencies and improve government performance. Class sessions will be a mixture of lectures, case studies, student presentations, and conversations with guest experts. Topics will include setting strategic goals and getting your organization to follow through on them; data-driven leadership strategies for improving agency performance, such as performance stat and delivery units; using results-driven contracting strategies to improve procurement; techniques for recruiting, training, re-energizing, and...

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