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PA 8300  POLICY DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION (3 credits)

This course examines the formulation, adoption, implementation and evaluation of public policy. Important topics include the basic features of American government, the causes and determinants of public policies, the dynamics of decision-making in the public sector, the obstacles to "successful" public programs, and the criteria for the assessment of a public program's impact. Special emphasis is given to the role public managers play within the policy process.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): PA 8050, PA 8090 and PA 8120. Not open to non-degree graduate students.