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Apr 3rd 2017

In this course, learners will become familiar with principles and theories of global health problems, and major challenges and controversies in improving global population health as well as practical applications of quantitative methods to analyze and interpret issues and challenges for policy. Topics will include health and foreign policy, health governance, acute disease surveillance, non-communicable diseases, burden of disease, universal health coverage, health systems strengthening, health financing, and human resources for health and ageing.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)
Mar 27th 2017

This is a course on social norms, the rules that glue societies together. It teaches how to diagnose social norms, and how to distinguish them from other social constructs, like customs or conventions. These distinctions are crucial for effective policy interventions aimed to create new, beneficial norms or eliminate harmful ones. The course teaches how to measure social norms and the expectations that support them, and how to decide whether they cause specific behaviors.

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Mar 27th 2017

¿Qué son las políticas públicas? Son la plasmación más concreta de la política. Lo que los gobiernos hacen, y dejan de hacer, para hacer frente a los problemas colectivos. Este curso trata sobre cómo se decide qué problemas abordar y qué soluciones adoptar. Un proceso primordialmente político y social que suele escapar al análisis puramente racional.

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Mar 27th 2017

This course introduces class participants to the political significance and societal consequences of challenges facing U.S. and international policymakers. It is designed to help participants develop skills to analyze policy proposals and advocate for their preferred options for issues on the public policy agenda ahead.

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Mar 20th 2017

Environmental law may be the one institution standing between us and planetary exhaustion. It is also an institution that needs to be reconciled with human liberty and economic aspirations. This course considers these issues and provides a tour though existing legal regimes governing pollution, water law, endangered species, toxic substances, environmental impact analyses, and environmental risk.

Average: 7.3 (4 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

Learn how Global Systems Science can inform and model the impact of social, economic, political and environmental policy making. Policy is the art of achieving a desired outcome in the presence of constraints and differing priorities. Policy is largely a coordination problem.

Average: 7.7 (3 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

Learn how to use systems and complexity thinking to address a variety of social, managerial and policy problems. This free online course addresses the practical problems that arise in social systems in the context of management and public policy at local, regional and global levels. It is problem-oriented, providing you with both the theoretical understanding and practical tools, to find and implement solutions to organisational and social problems.

Average: 5.3 (3 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

Learn about the UK Parliament with this free online course - explore the work of Parliament and find out how it’s evolving. This free online course will introduce you to the work and role of the UK Parliament. From setting the age at which we start school to deciding pension policy, the UK Parliament makes laws that impact our lives, our work and our wider society.

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Feb 20th 2017

Discover the relationship between history, financial crises and business cycles, with this free online course. Economic crises often have severe consequences - for everyone from governments and corporations to you and I. But crises can be seen as an essential part of an evolving economy, along with structural adjustments and institutional changes. In this course you will learn more about the role of financial crises, their history and how they can be interpreted.

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Jan 17th 2017

Learn about South Korea’s remarkable transformation from a low- to high-income economy in only three decades. South Korea presents a compelling story of economic growth. It’s one of few countries that made the transition from a resource-poor, low-income nation to a high-income economy in only three decades. It offers a model for developing countries and in this MOOC, leading experts will explain how South Korea achieved this outcome by implementing an export-led industrial strategy.

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Sep 26th 2016

Learn how economic analyses can help us better understand crime problems that we face. Crime is one of the most important domestic policy issues for any country, and interest in public safety has only grown stronger in recent years. This course will introduce you to an economic model of crime - exploring policies on crime and motivations for committing crimes all within the context of economics.

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Apr 5th 2016

Explore the theories of copyright and trademark laws and policy implications in this IP law course.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Feb 15th 2016

The game of framing and reframing. Analyze how politicians debate and what the underlying patterns are in the game of framing and reframing.

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Feb 2nd 2016

Explore the legal doctrines at the core of the innovation economy and learn how legal rights and information shape our lives.

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Jan 19th 2016

An introduction to Berkeley’s signature method for problem-solving in the public interest.

Average: 5.7 (3 votes)
May 18th 2015

Learn about the technical, regulatory, and economic aspects of the mobile wireless revolution and its impact on society.

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Oct 14th 2014

What happens ‘behind the scenes’ of political decisions? Who advises politicians, and how big is their influence? Sign up and learn more about policy advice, political consulting and their impact on governance.

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