Principles of Microeconomics and Public Policy
This course provides an introduction to the statistical foundations, tools, and methods employed by public policy researchers. Students will learn about the foundations of microeconomics, including topics such as supply and demand, equilibrium, and elasticity. They will also use Stata to practice statistical analysis and modeling. It will also equip students with the skills they need to conduct evidence-based policy research. They will learn about the policymaking process, the factors that shape decisions, and the questions that are relevant to policy analysis inquiries.
This program is designed for professionals with responsibilities related to the strategy and policy of renewable and sustainability energy.