Inside Government: Making Public Policy

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Spring 2015 Course
Meets: T 5:00pm - 7:00pm
2 classroom credits

This course 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 course will discuss the role of cost-benefit analysis, legal limits on regulation, and both standard and behavioral economics. An in-class exam will be given.

Note: This course is jointly-listed with HKS and FAS.

Subject Areas: Government Structure & Function , Procedure & Practice .