Inside Government: Making Public Policy

Inside Government: Making Public Policy

University Professor Cass Sunstein, University Professor Lawrence Summers
Spring 2014 seminar
T 5:00pm - 7:00pm in WCC Room 3016
2 classroom credits

This seminar will explore an assortment of issues, ranging from environmental regulation (including climate change) to financial regulation to public health, at the intersection of theory and practice. Among other things, the seminar will discuss the role of cost-benefit analysis, legal limits on regulation, and both standard and behavioral economics.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission is required. Please send a statement of interest and your resume to Kevin Doyle at (kdoyle@law.harvard.edu) by October 18, 2013.

Note: This course is jointly-listed with HKS as BGP-300 and FAS as Econ 2510.