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PUAD-696 Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

PUAD-696 001
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Health Economics and Policy
This course enables students to think critically about questions related to health policy. Students learn how to integrate economic thinking to a range of important health policy questions. They are endowed with the essential knowledge and econometric tools to assess the impact of existing health policies and interventions and to formulate policies to promote healthy behaviors. Prerequisite: PUAD-601 or PUAD-605, and PUAD-630 or PUAD-670.
PUAD-696 002
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Development, Politics, and Policy in Washington, D.C.
This course is designed to give students an overview of neighborhood development, politics, and policy in the nation's capital. In this class students explore the history of planning and development in Washington, D.C. from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, from the 1791 L'Enfant Plan to the 2005 Duke Ellington U Street Plan. The course focuses heavily on how race and politics, both local and federal, have shaped the contours of D.C.'s physical and social landscape.