Data Visualization: Telling Stories with Numbers (PA 5920)
The course illustrates how being able to summarize and create compelling – and honest – data visualization is almost as indispensable as good writing; and visualizing the right information is central to making decisions. The GIF below illustrates the clear types of visualizations that students will be able to create (no more pie charts).
The health of populations in developing and developed countries is very different. When crafting policies that aim to improve population health, it is crucial to know how to measure health and how to think about the health needs of the specific population in question. This course provides an overview to the factors driving health, mortality, and aging across different populations. In addition, students will learn the best sources of data and measures to use to describe the health status of a population.
Economics for Policy Analysis and Planning I (PA 5021)
The primary objective of this course is to improve your ability to apply microeconomic reasoning to public issues, policies and programs.