Policy Analysis and Management (PAM)Human Ecology

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

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

  • 13238PAM 2000  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Evans, T

  • 12964PAM 2000  DIS 201

    • F
    • Evans, T

  • 13469PAM 2000  DIS 202

    • F
    • Evans, T

PAM 2030

Population and Public Policy exposes students to the logic and skills of demographic research and policy analysis. The course emphasizes the nature, collection, and interpretation of demographic data, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one field studies.

  • 3-4 Credits Graded

  • 13464PAM 2030  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Sassler, S

  • 13843PAM 2030  FLD 801

  • Taught in Copenhagen, Denmark. This field section is an optional additional one credit in PAM 2030. A program fee, based on the number of students who enroll, will be billed to the student’s bursar account; we anticipate the fee being between $1,800 and $2,000. Travel dates will be late May through early June (commencing immediately after Exam period ends), TBD. Must maintain a B average to attend trip.

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

  • 12957PAM 2100  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Evans, T

  • 12958PAM 2100  DIS 201

    • R
    • Evans, T

  • 12959PAM 2100  DIS 202

    • R
    • Evans, T

  • 12960PAM 2100  DIS 203

    • F
    • Evans, T

  • 12961PAM 2100  DIS 204

    • F
    • Evans, T

  • 12962PAM 2100  DIS 205

    • F
    • Evans, T

  • 12963PAM 2100  DIS 206

    • F
    • Evans, T

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

  • 13800PAM 2208  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Weeden, K

  • 13801PAM 2208  DIS 201

    • F
    • Weeden, K

  • 13802PAM 2208  DIS 202

    • F
    • Weeden, K

  • 13803PAM 2208  DIS 203

    • F
    • Weeden, K

  • 13804PAM 2208  DIS 204

    • F
    • Weeden, K

  • 13805PAM 2208  DIS 205

    • F
    • Weeden, K

  • 13806PAM 2208  DIS 206

    • F
    • Weeden, K

  • 13807PAM 2208  DIS 207

    • F
    • Alvarado, S

  • 13808PAM 2208  DIS 208

    • F
    • Weeden, K

PAM 2390

Looking for love in the digital age is quite different from the ways our ancestors met and found mates in previous generations.  Today's young adults are delaying marriage and embarking on new ways of ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: SOC 2390

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13857PAM 2390  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Sassler, S

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

  • 13357PAM 3100  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Tripp, B

  • 13380PAM 3100  DIS 201

    • M
    • Tripp, B

  • 13381PAM 3100  DIS 202

    • M
    • Tripp, B

  • 13789PAM 3100  DIS 203

    • M
    • Tripp, B

  • 13790PAM 3100  DIS 204

    • M
    • Tripp, B

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

  • 13784PAM 3130  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Tripp, B

  • Prerequisite: Either PAM 3100, CRP 5450, or a course in basic econometrics AND either PAM 2000, CRP5122 or ECON 3030. To substitute a prerequisite, e-mail the instructor: btk24.

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

  • 13706PAM 3160  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Pei, Z

PAM 3190

The Nonprofit sector plays an important role in society and makes up a growing share of the U.S. economy. In this course, we use economic theory and econometric tools to examine the nonprofit market and ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17062PAM 3190  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Bottan, N

PAM 3301

This course utilizes tools that students acquire to a variety of challenging policy problems. We consider examples of innovative policy approaches. Those include applying property rights to fisheries, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17480PAM 3301  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Geddes, R

PAM 3764

This course covers domestic copyright law, which protects creative expression; patent law, which protects novel and useful inventions; and trademark law, which protects brand identifiers.  It also explores ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16766PAM 3764  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Manne, D

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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  • 16777PAM 4080  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Eloundou-Enyegue, P

PAM 4950

This course offers students the opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge and skills they have learned in the PAM major by addressing real world problems for outside agencies. Students will use social ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13865PAM 4950  SEM 101

    • W
    • Waller, M

  • Prerequisite: PAM 2100/PAM 2101 or equivalent statistics course.

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

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13797PAM 5130  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Tripp, B

  • Prerequisite: Either PAM 3100, CRP 5450, or a course in basic econometrics AND either PAM 2000, CRP5122 or ECON 3030. To substitute a prerequisite, e-mail the instructor: btk24.

PAM 5280

Population health focuses on the health and well‐being of entire populations. Populations may be geographically defined, such as neighborhoods or counties; may be based on groups of individuals who share ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13465PAM 5280  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Carmalt, J

  • Enrollment limited to graduate students. Undergraduate PAM/HCP students interested in enrolling should e-mail Jen Davis at jrd292@cornell.edu; must have taken an Excel course and introductory statistics. Space is limited.

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 GradeNoAud

  • 13504PAM 5470  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Evans, T

  • Priority enrollment for Sloan students.

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

  • 13505PAM 5670  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Reyes, A

  • Prerequisite for Undergraduates: PAM 2250 - US Healthcare Policy.

PAM 5679

This course presents an advanced approach to data-intensive problem-solving using Microsoft Excel. Advanced concepts such as external queries, data tables, arrays, iterative techniques and macros will ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16776PAM 5679  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Homrighouse, C

  • Seats reserved for Sloan Students, CIPA Students, and PAM RAs/TAs. E-mail jrd292@cornell.edu to receive department permission to enroll.

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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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Key Mgmt Issues-Pharmaceutical & Biotech Industry

  • 13641PAM 5900  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Feb 4 - Mar 8, 2019
    • Nicholson, S

  • This class takes place exclusively online. Students to meet online at a certain time.

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

  • 13239PAM 5952  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Sherman, M

  • Enrollment limited to: 2nd Year Sloan Students.

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

  • 12831PAM 5990  LEC 001

    • F
    • German, T

  • 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

  • 12914PAM 6000  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, S

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12922PAM 6000  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Carmalt, J

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12926PAM 6000  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Hollis, B

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14591PAM 6000  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Mar 11 - May 7, 2019
    • Nicholson, S

PAM 6020

This course provides the second part of a two-semester introduction to quantitative methods in sociological research. It is designed for first-year graduate students in sociology. The course covers intermediate ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13640PAM 6020  SEM 101

    • W
    • Maralani, V

  • 13642PAM 6020  DIS 201

    • R
    • Maralani, V

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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  • 16779PAM 6060  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Eloundou-Enyegue, P

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

  • 13796PAM 6091  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Pei, Z

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

  • 13835PAM 6440  SEM 101

    • R
    • Cawley, J

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

  • 13821PAM 6810  SEM 101

    • F
    • Apr 26, 2019
    • Maralani, V

      Miller, D

  • Workshop Session Topics: 2/6/19 Spatial Data Analysis, 2/15/19 Big Data Topics, 3/8/19 Basics of Propensity Score & Matching, 4/26/19 Project Replication

PAM 6950

This course introduces core concepts and techniques for analyzing spatially referenced population data. Students will learn about the spatial structure of social phenomenon and how to analyze and/or account ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16806PAM 6950  LAB 401

    • M
    • Rich, P

PAM 8990

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13209PAM 8990  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Trochim, W

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13210PAM 8990  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, S

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13211PAM 8990  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Lovenheim, M

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12930PAM 8990  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Cawley, J

PAM 9990

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13207PAM 9990  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Lichter, D

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13385PAM 9990  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, S

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12939PAM 9990  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Tennyson, S