Inside Government: Making Public Policy

Inside Government: Making Public Policy

University Professor Cass Sunstein, University Professor Lawrence Summers
Spring 2015 course
T 5:00pm - 7:00pm in Austin Hall Room 100 - North
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