Course Descriptions

HS 302F — Policy Analysis and Design in the Developing World

Meets for one-half semester and yields half-course credit.

Introduces students to the tools of policy analysis that were originally created in and for advanced industrial societies, and explores how these tools can be modified to fit and be useful in the developing world context. We will examine quantitative, qualitative and interpretive methods of gathering information; assumptions about human motivation; causal models; generic types of policy instruments; and methods of analyzing program feasibility and impacts. Usually offered every year.