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U.S. Public Policy: Social, Economic, and Foreign Policies (edX)

Learn about public policy in America and the dynamics of American politics. Public policy puts laws into action. The executive branch directs the combined activities of the federal government to address a multitude of problems, from the environment to the economy. The policies of the United States affect social [...]

Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy (Coursera)

Welcome to "Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy". One Health is the concept that human, animal, and environmental/ecosystem health are linked. The concept provides a useful framework for examining complex health issues such as food safety and security, emerging and vector-borne diseases, and antimicrobial [...]

Electric Cars: Policy (edX)

Learn about the role of public policy in steering technological innovation and infrastructural change toward zero-emission mobility. Electric cars are more than a novel means of mobility. They have been recognized as an essential building block of the energy transition. Fulfilling their promise will imply a significant change in [...]

Engineering Life: Synbio, Bioethics & Public Policy (Coursera)

Synbio is a diverse field with diverse applications, and the different contexts (e.g., gain-of-function research, biofuels) raise different ethical and governance challenges. The objective of this course is to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of ethical and policy/governance issues that arise in the design, conduct and application of synthetic [...]

Ciudades en crisis y nuevas políticas urbanas (Coursera)

Jun 13th 2022
Ciudades en crisis y nuevas políticas urbanas (Coursera)
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Las ciudades se han convertido en un foco de interés preferente para el análisis de políticas públicas. Con una concentración de personas cada vez mayor viviendo en contextos urbanos, las ciudades son hoy el escenario de un apasionante cambio de época que afecta la esfera social, política, económica y [...]

Democracia y decisiones públicas. Introducción al análisis de políticas públicas (Coursera)

¿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 [...]

Políticas públicas y rendición de cuentas (edX)

En este curso se desarrollan temas de plena actualidad como la rendición de cuentas o la reputación pública, buscando a su vez un enfoque renovador en aspectos como la distinción entre política y técnica o el diseño y evaluación de políticas públicas.

Tools for Academic Engagement in Public Policy (edX)

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Tools for Academic Engagement in Public Policy (edX)
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Many scientists and engineers seek to engage with policymakers and there is a clear need for them to do so. However, very few receive the training necessary to effectively impact public policy. This online module will provide an introduction to the policymaking process and practical tips for engaging with [...]

Measuring Economic Inequality in Today’s World (FutureLearn)

May 23rd 2022
Measuring Economic Inequality in Today’s World (FutureLearn)
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Learn to analyse data related to economic inequality, and present it in a way that can foster government policy change. Measure wealth and income inequality to promote meaningful public policy change. Overall living standards around the world have jumped in the past 250 years, but this has been accompanied [...]

Political Governance and Public Policy in Russia (Coursera)

The course is designed to study the features of the political structure of modern Russia. It contains both general information on the institutional, procedural and value components of the political system and public policy in Russia, as well as a description of the problems, contradictions and prospects for the [...]