MIT11 002 - Making Public Policy

Description
Examines how the struggle among competing advocates shapes the outputs of government. Considers how conditions become problems for government to solve, why some political arguments are more persuasive than others, why some policy tools are preferred over others, and whether policies achieve their goals. Investigates the interactions among elected officials, think tanks, interest groups, the media, and the public in controversies over global warming, urban sprawl, Social Security, health care, education, and other issues. Course site: NOURL
Credits
12
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018
Avg. Class Size
999
Avg. Sections
1