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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  • 4 Credits Graded

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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  • 3-4 Credits Graded

PAM 2080

When we think about prisons and jails, we tend to think mostly about crime – or maybe social inequality. But what we rarely think about is how it feels to be locked up and what social life in prisons and ... view course details

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    Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

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

PAM 2208

This course reviews contemporary approaches to understanding social inequality and the processes by which it comes to be seen as legitimate, natural, or desirable.  We address questions of the following ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: DSOC 2090SOC 2208

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

PAM 2250

This course introduces the causes, consequences, and possible solutions of major issues facing U.S. society today. Students learn how social problems are defined and contested in the public sphere, and ... view course details

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    Combined with: SOC 2070

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

PAM 3080

This course provides an overview of the major programs that make up the social safety net in the United States. We will review the economic rationale behind social programs, identify the economic consequences ... view course details

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    Combined with: PAM 5080

  • 3 Credits Graded

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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  • 4 Credits Graded

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 3670PAM 5130

  • 3 Credits Graded

PAM 3160

This course provides a survey of labor economics with an emphasis on policy issues. While the course teaches the analytical tools necessary to understand how labor markets work, it is structured around ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PAM 3170

This course examines rationales for and effects of government intervention in the marketplace. We begin with study of the marginal analysis that describes the "optimal" or the "efficient" amount of any ... view course details

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    Combined with: PAM 5170

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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

PAM 3340

Uses economic analysis to study the interaction of the market, the corporation, and the law and how these interactions affect the well-being of shareholders and consumers. Examines the costs and benefits ... view course details

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    Combined with: PAM 5334

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

PAM 3360

Examines the social institution of the family, challenges to the institution's well-being and stability, and the role of public policy in these transformations. Topics include family structure ... view course details

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    Combined with: SOC 3360

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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

  • 14606PAM 3780  LEC 001

  • 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

PAM 4000

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

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13823PAM 4000  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Musick, K

PAM 4010

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

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13841PAM 4010  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Sanders, N

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

  • 13855PAM 4020  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Tach, L

PAM 4030

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

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13872PAM 4030  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Ziebarth, N

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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    Combined with: DSOC 4080DSOC 6080PAM 6060

  • 3 Credits Graded

PAM 4280

Risky health behaviors such as cigarette smoking, drinking alcohol, risky sex, poor diet and physical inactivity (leading to obesity) are responsible for hundreds of thousands of preventable deaths and ... view course details

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    Combined with: ECON 3710

  • 4 Credits Graded

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

  • 13889PAM 4990  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Geddes, R

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14152PAM 4990  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Avery, R

PAM 5040

This course covers topics in public economics, macroeconomics, and political economy. The course will use the tools of economics to consider when and how the government should intervene in the economy, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

PAM 5080

This course provides an overview of the major programs that make up the social safety net in the United States. We will review the economic rationale behind social programs, identify the economic consequences ... view course details

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    Combined with: PAM 3080

  • 3 Credits Graded

PAM 5100

This class is an applied introduction to multivariate statistical inference that is aimed at graduate students with little prior statistical experience, and satisfies the Quantitative Methods and Analytics ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

PAM 5130

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 3670PAM 3130

  • 4 Credits Graded

PAM 5170

This course examines rationales for and effects of government intervention in the marketplace. We begin with study of the marginal analysis that describes the "optimal" or the "efficient" amount of any ... view course details

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    Combined with: PAM 3170

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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

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

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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    Combined with: PAM 3340

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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

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

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

  • 13821PAM 5760  LEC 001

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    • Jan 27, 2017
    • Weidner, M

  • 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

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: Collab Appr to Quality, Safety, & Svc for Patients

  • 14682PAM 5900  LEC 001

    • F
    • Feb 24, 2017
    • Lancey, R

    • S
    • Feb 25, 2017
  • Enrollment limited to graduate students. Priority enrollment for Sloan students.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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

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

  • 13822PAM 5990  LEC 001

  • Non-Sloan students require approval from course instructor to enroll.

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

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14344PAM 6000  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14410PAM 6000  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Avery, R

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14413PAM 6000  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Hollis, B

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

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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    Combined with: DSOC 4080DSOC 6080PAM 4080

  • 3 Credits Graded

PAM 6091

Focuses on empirical strategies to identify the causal effects of public policies and programs. The course uses problem sets based on real-world examples and data to examine techniques for analyzing ... view course details

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    Combined with: ECON 6591

  • 3 Credits Graded

PAM 6410

Comprehensive course covering microeconomic theory and its application to health and health care markets. Topics include consumer decision making, the theory of the firm, welfare economics, monopolies ... view course details

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    Combined with: ECON 6410

  • 3 Credits Graded

PAM 6440

Presentations of completed papers and work in progress by faculty members, advanced graduate students, and speakers from other universities. Focuses on professionalization and on the formulation, design, ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

PAM 6810

CPC's weekly training seminar provides training and professional development to graduate students in demography and serves as a requirement for the graduate demography minor. Includes workshops ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

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

PAM 8990

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

PAM 9990

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14396PAM 9990  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, S

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt