Policy, Analysis and Management (PAM)Human Ecology

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PAM 2000

Topics include theory of demand and consumer behavior including classical and indifference curve analyses; theories of production and cost; models for the following markets-competitive, monopoly, monopolistic ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 13986PAM 2000  LEC 001

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  • 13683PAM 2000  DIS 201

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  • 14262PAM 2000  DIS 203

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PAM 2030

Examines from a demographic perspective family policies that concern children and adults. Toward this end, it considers the relationships between family policies and demographic behavior. It also addresses ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14249PAM 2030  LEC 001

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PAM 2100

The course introduces students to standard methods of describing and analyzing data, probability theory, statistical inference, and ordinary least squares. Students will learn to describe data with summary ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 13676PAM 2100  LEC 001

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  • 13677PAM 2100  DIS 201

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  • 13678PAM 2100  DIS 202

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  • 13679PAM 2100  DIS 203

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  • 13680PAM 2100  DIS 204

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  • 13681PAM 2100  DIS 205

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  • 13682PAM 2100  DIS 206

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PAM 2550

This course examines the widespread perception and the varied responses to the notion that the American K-12 education system is failing to adequately prepare its students. We review the structure of the ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 2560

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16830PAM 2550  LEC 001

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PAM 3040

This course provides a broad overview of the major public policy issues concerning immigration to the U.S. The course reviews demographic, sociological, and economic perspectives on both the cause and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: DSOC 3040

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14316PAM 3040  LEC 001

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PAM 3100

Introduces basic econometric principles and the use of statistical procedures in empirical studies of economic models. Discusses assumptions, properties, and problems encountered in the use of multiple ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 14113PAM 3100  LEC 001

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  • 14150PAM 3100  DIS 200

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  • 14151PAM 3100  DIS 201

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PAM 3130

Standard economic theory assumes that individuals are rational decision-makers; however, that is often not the case in the real world. Behavioral economics uses findings from psychology to determine ways ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ECON 3670

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14425PAM 3130  LEC 001

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PAM 3150

This course considers the historical evolution and contemporary challenges of social welfare policy in the US. We first examine social welfare provision from historical and comparative perspectives. We ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16841PAM 3150  LEC 001

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PAM 3300

In-depth treatment of methods for public policy analysis. The course focuses on cost-benefit analysis, a method grounded in microeconomics and applied welfare economics. Topics include market failures; ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PAM 5300

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 14250PAM 3300  LEC 001

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  • 14320PAM 3300  DIS 201

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  • 14321PAM 3300  DIS 202

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PAM 3370

Provides an overview of perspectives used in sociological studies of race and ethnicity. Students read classic and contemporary research on racial and ethnic relations in the United States. The first part ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: SOC 3370

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14439PAM 3370  LEC 001

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PAM 3550

The economics of education is about understanding how and why people make decisions to invest in education, the effect of education on long-term social and economic outcomes, the behavior of those institutions ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ECON 3760

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16847PAM 3550  LEC 001

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PAM 3570

This course explores network and economic theories related to issues of international health and development. Students will learn theory and use it to evaluate international health and development policies. ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16986PAM 3570  LEC 001

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PAM 3780

This course provides an introduction into Comparative Health Care System Analysis. Using a unifying framework, students learn how to systematically analyze the institutional and organizational setup of ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14424PAM 3780  LEC 001

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  • Required Prerequisites: Introductory statistics (PAM 2100, 2101; AEM 2100; ECON 3190; ILRST 2100; MATH 1102; SOC 3010; STSCI 2100). Recommended Prerequisite: US Health Care System (PAM 2350).

PAM 3870

This course covers economic evaluation methods used for decisions in the health care sector and health policy.  Economic evaluations include cost analysis, cost-benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PAM 5870

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14450PAM 3870  LEC 001

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PAM 3900

This course provides an overview of the key management issues facing the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.  The course perspective is global, with an emphasis on the U.S. as the largest and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PAM 5900

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

PAM 4000

For study that predominantly involves library research and independent reading. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13547PAM 4000  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Musick, K

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PAM 4010

For study that predominantly involves data collection and analysis. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13565PAM 4010  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Owens, E

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PAM 4020

For study that involves both responsible participation in a community setting and reflection on that experience through discussion, reading, and writing. Academic credit is awarded for this integration ... view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13579PAM 4020  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Staff

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PAM 4030

For study that includes assisting faculty with instruction. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13596PAM 4030  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Ziebarth, N

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PAM 4080

This is the second course in the demographic techniques sequence. It has two foci. First, we will learn the basics of constructing single and multiple decrement life tables, along with extensions ... view course details

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  • 17762PAM 4080  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. A background in statistics will be helpful.

PAM 4160

This course explores poverty and inequality in American society through the lens of ethnographic and other field-based research. We will read classic and contemporary texts which have shaped our understanding ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: SOC 4160

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14114PAM 4160  LEC 001

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PAM 4990

Provides students with the opportunity to undertake basic or applied research that will be preparation of a thesis representing original work of publishable quality. Intended for students who desire the ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13609PAM 4990  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, S

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PAM 5280

Provides students with training in the language, theories, concepts, methods, measurement, analysis, and implementation of population health. A framework of core functions and essential features of population ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14251PAM 5280  LEC 001

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  • Enrollment limited to: Sloan students.

PAM 5300

In-depth treatment of methods for public policy analysis. The course focuses on cost-benefit analysis, a method grounded in microeconomics and applied welfare economics. Topics include market failures; ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PAM 3300

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17539PAM 5300  LEC 001

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  • 18077PAM 5300  DIS 201

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  • 18078PAM 5300  DIS 202

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PAM 5334

The term "firm" has very broad usage. It refers to any organizational form that people use to create teams or groups that focus on achieving a specific purpose. Firms provide a structure through which ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16992PAM 5334  LEC 001

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PAM 5470

Introduces microeconomic theory and its application to decision making in the management and policy arenas. Places special emphasis on the economic environment of health care organizations and the problems ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14306PAM 5470  LEC 001

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  • Enrollment limited to Sloan students only.

PAM 5620

This course is a survey of topics in finance. It focuses on the mathematics of finance, valuation, the economics of managerial decisions, corporate financial policy, risk management, investments, and personal ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AEM 2241

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13906PAM 5620  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: AEM 2100, AEM 1200 and AEM 2210 or equivalent. Enrollment limited to: Sloan Health Administration Masters Students only.

    For Sloan Program students only

PAM 5670

Addresses major health policy issues and the critical processes that influence them. Focuses primarily on the United States, with some coverage of health policy in other countries. Topics include Medicare, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14307PAM 5670  LEC 001

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  • Enrollment limited to: Sloan students only.

PAM 5740

Provides M.H.A. and other students who may be interested in careers in health care management with a basic familiarity regarding some of the concepts and terminology related to health facility planning ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

PAM 5760

Provides students exposure to, and fosters critical thinking about, policy and operational issues related to health care and living alternatives for the well, near frail, and frail older adult. Preliminary ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 13545PAM 5760  LEC 001

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    • Feb 20, 2015
    • Weidner, M

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  • Friday meeting held in Kendal at Ithaca. Saturday's class will be held on campus.

PAM 5870

This course covers economic evaluation methods used for decisions in the health care sector and health policy. Economic evaluations include cost analysis, cost-benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PAM 3870

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14451PAM 5870  LEC 001

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PAM 5900

A special topics course specifically designed for students in the Sloan Program in Health Administration. Possible multiple offerings using adjunct faculty teaching in areas of expertise not covered in ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Big Data in Healthcare

  • 17522PAM 5900  LEC 002

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  • Enrollment limited to Sloan and Johnson graduate students or with permission of Julie Carmalt (JHC48@cornell.edu). Class will also include one 1.5 hour follow up Q&A via web (TBA).

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  •   Combined with: PAM 3900

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Key Mgmt Issues-Pharmaceutical & Biotech Industry

  • 18137PAM 5900  LEC 003

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PAM 5952

Students interested in developing administrative and program-planning research skills are given an opportunity to evaluate an ongoing phase of health care agency activity in the light of sound administrative ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13987PAM 5952  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Sherman, M

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PAM 5990

Provides students with information and exposure to current and emerging issues in the health services industry. Topics may include financial management of health care facilities, human resource management, ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  • 13546PAM 5990  LEC 001

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PAM 6000

Independent advanced work by graduate students recommended by their chair and approved by the department chair and the instructor. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14098PAM 6000  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14173PAM 6000  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Avery, R

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14176PAM 6000  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Hollis, B

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13625PAM 6000  IND 600

    • TBA
    • White, W

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PAM 6060

This is the second course in the demographic techniques sequence. It has two foci. First, we will learn the basics of constructing single and multiple decrement life tables, along with extensions ... view course details

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  • 14300PAM 6060  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: Graduate standing. A background in statistics will be helpful.

PAM 6360

The racial and ethnic composition of developed nations has changed dramatically over the past few decades, as a result of immigration and fertility decline. This graduate seminar explores the impacts these ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14428PAM 6360  SEM 101

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PAM 6420

Covers microeconomic theory and its applications to health and health care markets. Topics include consumer demand for health and health behaviors, the supply side of health promotion, the industrial ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ECON 6420

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14116PAM 6420  LEC 001

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PAM 6820

This course provides an in-depth examination of linear modeling. We begin with the basics of linear regression, including estimation, statistical inference, and model assumptions. We then review several ... view course details

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  •   Choose one seminar and one discussion. Combined with: SOC 6020

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17519PAM 6820  SEM 101

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  • 17960PAM 6820  DIS 201

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    • Staff

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PAM 6900

This proseminar introduces new graduate students to the field of PAM. Students read and discuss research papers by PAM faculty as well as other readings that provide an overview of the field of policy ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 18276PAM 6900  SEM 101

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PAM 6970

The principal objective of this course is to explore empirical evidence on the role of government intervention in the economy. The focus of the course will be on reading important papers and learning techniques ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ECON 6970

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 14444PAM 6970  LEC 001

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PAM 8990

No description available. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13951PAM 8990  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Trochim, W

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13952PAM 8990  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, S

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13953PAM 8990  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Ehrenberg, R

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13648PAM 8990  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Cawley, J

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PAM 9990

No description available. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13949PAM 9990  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Lichter, D

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14157PAM 9990  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, S

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13657PAM 9990  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Tennyson, S

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