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318.613.01 STATISTICAL ANALYSIS FOR POLICY MAKING IV

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
4th term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  5:30 - 8:30pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Michael Giandrea
Course Instructor:
  • Michael Giandrea

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Prerequisite:

318.610, 318.611 and 318.612

Description:

Presents the core tools that are used in conducting policy analysis. Focuses on the basics of regression analysis and the practical applications to public policy problems. sequence.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply statistics methods and tools to policy analysis
  2. Identify the common difficulties faced in using the different statistical methods
  3. Conduct a real-world data analysis project using the skills learned throughout the semester
  4. Communicate statistical outcomes and results in accessible and policy-relevant ways
  5. Report statistical analysis results in oral, written and mathematical formats
Methods of Assessment:

Homework assignments (40%); research project (30%); and final exam (30%)

Multiterm:

Final grade applies to all terms

Enrollment Restriction:

undergraduates are not permitted in this course;

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

students enrolled in programs other then the MPP must obtain permission of department prior to registering for this course.

For consent, contact:

mgiandre@jhsph.edu