Quantitative Methods for Policy Analysis

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Course Number: 
GAFL 612

Course Section

001

Program: 

  • Executive MPA

Course Type: 

  • Core

Instructor(s)

Semester: 

  • Fall 2021

Course Format

Hybrid (on-campus and online)
On-Campus

On-campus meetings will be modified for summer and fall 2021 in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines.

On-Campus Time(s): 

Fall 2021: This is a hybrid course. It will meet virtually on Monday evenings from 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. and in-person on the following Saturdays: 9/11, 10/9, 11/13, and 12/11 from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

On-Campus Location:

Online
Online Day(s): 
Monday
Online Time: 
5:15 - 6:15 p.m.
Course Description: 

This course will help students learn how to make evidence-based decisions in a public sector context. The course will introduce important data analysis skills and help students evaluate the quality of studies undertaken to measure the impact of public policies and programs.

This is a "hybrid" course, with synchronous, online meetings and once-monthly, on-campus meetings in Philadelphia, PA. Also, please note there is an additional $150 online course fee.

Fels Institute of Government

The Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326
felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu