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PA 580 - Policy Evaluation Analytics

Course Description: 

This course will present a variety of tools and techniques to evaluate existing programs and policies to determine and measure their most important elements, and to give policy-makers the necessary information to fund, improve or terminate programs based on empirical evidence regarding factors such as cost/benefit, efficiency, effectiveness, equity, and other important characteristics. Evaluation can also allow policy-makers and staff to focus budgets and efforts to best achieve policy or program goals.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

None

Corequisite: 

None