(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
Credible and competent policy decisions are based on statistical and strategic thinking. This course teaches statistical thinking abilities (identifying appropriate statistical techniques, computing required statistics, and interpreting the results) and applies them to the policy development process. Students learn the applied techniques, through the use of Microsoft Excel, employed by policymakers in all sectors of the economy.
Prerequisites: Economics 1101 and 1103, Political Science 1101, Policy Studies 2201