PA 5715 is also offered in Spring 2024
PA 5715 is also offered in Fall 2023
PA 5715 is also offered in Spring 2023
PA 5715 is also offered in Fall 2022
PA 5715 is also offered in Spring 2022
PA 5715 is also offered in Spring 2021
Spring 2023 | PA 5715 Section 001: Deliberating Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy -- Beyond Benefit Cost Analysis (57557)
- Class Component:
- 1.5 Credits
- Repeat Credit Limit:
- 6 Credits
- Grading Basis:
- A-F only
- Instructor Consent:
- No Special Consent Required
- Instruction Mode:
- In Person
- Class Attributes:
- Enrollment Requirements:
- Grad or Masters or Law
- Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 60
- Enrollment Status:
Closed (15 of 15 seats filled)
- Also Offered:
- Course Catalog Description:
- Exploration of the conceptual and ethical dimensions of science, technology, and environmental policy. Discussion-based course with rotating topics.
- Class Notes:
- Class Description:
- Course will focus on alternative methods of environmental policy analysis including multi-criteria decision analysis, deliberative and participatory methods, and approaches that center equity and distributional impacts of policies and programs. This is not a lecture-based course. Students will be responsible for identifying readings and resources relevant to course topics and leading weekly class discussions.
- Who Should Take This Class?:
- Graduate students interested in environmental and energy policy, with a preference for students who have previously taken PA 5722 - Economics of Environmental Policy.
- Learning Objectives:
- 1. Explore pluralistic approaches to policy analysis beyond benefit cost analysis. 2. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of alternative value elicitation methods. 3. Apply methods of policy analysis to real world cases in energy and environmental policy. 4. Gain an appreciation for heterodox schools of economics, including ecological economics, feminist economics, and institutional economics.
- Student choice.
- Class Format:
- Seminar format with students identifying papers and leading class discussions.
- Past Syllabi:
- http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/keel0041_PA5715_Spring2022.pdf (Spring 2022)
- Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
- 16 October 2022
ClassInfo Links - Spring 2023 Public Affairs Classes Taught by Bonnie Keeler