Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2022

     

ECON 320 001 (CRN: 12250)

EVALUATION OF SOCIAL PROGRAMS

Long Title: PUBLIC POLICY AND SOCIAL PROGRAM EVALUATION
Department: Economics
Instructor: Heath, Katelyn M.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR BKH 229 (22-AUG-2022 - 2-DEC-2022) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: ECON 307 OR STAT 310 OR STAT 315 OR SOSC 302
Section Max Enrollment: 50
Section Enrolled: 13
Enrollment data as of: 6-DEC-2022 9:30PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
13-DEC-2022  
9:00AM - 12:00PM T TBA TBA
 
Description: This course covers quantitative methods to evaluate three aspects of public policy and social programs. The first aspect is the quality of the implementation: are public policy and social programs implemented according to plan? The second aspect is impact: are interventions impacting the populations or issues for which they were designed? The third aspect is cost: do the program benefits justify the costs? The course audience are students interested in innovation in public policy and the design of social programs that aim to reduce inequality and to increase prosperity.