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Fall 2017
Aug 24, 2019
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PPOL 668 - Cost-Benefit Analysis
This course is designed to provide the student with the analytic frameworks and tools for conducting cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses. The course emphasizes the application of these analyses to public policy with special attention to education. The student will study the allocation of resources and tradeoffs involved in the production of education, and estimate the involved productivity relationships. The learning objectives also include the study of the elements that compose cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses. The student will be trained in the techniques necessary to conduct these analyses. The course relies on a combination of theoretic and practical work that will ensure the right preparation for those students interested in education, evaluation, administration and public policy.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Seminar

Public Policy Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Policy Management
      Int'l Development Policy
      Law/Public Policy
      Public Policy

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