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The. University of Maryland School of Public Policy. will offer a for-credit international graduate course on understanding and synthesizing evidence-based research in Summer 2018. Read more

The University of Maryland School of Public Policy will offer a for-credit international graduate course on understanding and synthesizing evidence-based research in Summer 2018. (This course will also be offered in Summer 2019.)

Classes will be held in Paris, France from June 4-15, 2018, with some assignments being due before and after the two weeks in Paris.

With the assistance of the Economics Department at Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), this study abroad course is designed for graduate and advanced undergraduate students studying public policy, public administration, and related subjects such as education, governance, international development, political science, public health, social welfare, sociology, and urban planning.

Faculty

  • Douglas J. Besharov, University of Maryland, College Park (Program Director);
  • Douglas M. Call, University of Maryland, College Park;
  • Neil Gilbert, University of California, Berkeley;
  • David Myers, President and CEO, American Institutes for Research;
  • Anu Rangarajan, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, International Research Division, Mathematica Policy Research;
  • Stefano Scarpetta, Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD.

Course Summary

This course is designed to help students understand and synthesize policy-oriented, evidence-based research in a real-world setting. The course will cover project planning; conducting the literature review (such as the development and implementation of the search strategy and the use of EndNote Web to manage references); interpreting evidence (and evaluating causal claims); synthesizing the available research; drawing conclusions (based on the research and theory); and communicating those conclusions to policy makers, advocates, and the public.

Students will prepare either a structured literature review, research synthesis, or policy analysis for the OECD or a similar agency or organization located in or near Paris. The students will work with their clients while in Paris, but they will plan their projects with their clients beforehand and complete their project after leaving Paris.

The research topics will be initially identified by the client and the UMD faculty, with the final details to be worked out between the client and the student. Possible policy areas include aging and pensions, child welfare, criminal justice, education, employment and the labor market, families and children, health, housing, migration, social welfare, and, perhaps, the environment.

Prior to arriving in Paris, students will be matched to clients and will work with them to create an initial project description, which will include a delineation of the policy question to be addressed and the scope of research to be conducted. While in Paris, besides attending classes, students will prepare and present project plans to their clients (and others) and make site visits to international organizations that conduct similar policy-oriented research. After leaving Paris, students will complete their projects, interacting with their clients as needed. Final projects will be due about two months after leaving Paris.

A preliminary syllabus will be available on the course web page.

(Classes will be in English.)

Course Schedule and Facilities

Prior to their arrival in Paris, students will be matched to clients and there will be a preliminary online meeting to discuss the course syllabus. In Paris, the course will meet daily (tentatively 9:30-13:00) Monday–Friday for two weeks from June 4 through June 15, 2018 on the campus of the Economics Department at Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, which is located in the heart of the Latin Quarter. As mentioned above, final projects will be due about two months after students leave Paris.



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The rapid pace of globalization has increased the demand for professionals with training in international economics and economic development. Read more
The rapid pace of globalization has increased the demand for professionals with training in international economics and economic development. Our one of a kind Master's in International and Development Economics (IDEC) provides students with the knowledge and skills to understand how market forces can be harnessed to empower developing countries to break from cycles of poverty.

International Fieldwork

During the summer, you’ll form a small group with fellow students to collect primary data and access secondary data as part of an internship or partnership with an international institution. Your research will be the basis for your master’s thesis, which you’ll develop under your adviser’s supervision.

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Graduate students at. The New School for Social Research. ask the kind of questions that challenge the status quo across the social sciences and humanities. Read more

Graduate students at The New School for Social Research ask the kind of questions that challenge the status quo across the social sciences and humanities.

Guided by rigorous scholarship and a desire to apply academic discourse and discovery to current social problems, they critically examine interdisciplinary fields to become a force of new knowledge and ideas in the world.

All graduate programs at The New School for Social research can be completed full-time or part-time on our New York City campus. Competitive merit-based scholarships are available in all departments -- in recent years, 85% of master’s students have received merit scholarships at The New School for Social Research.

Change begins with a question. What will you ask?

Program Highlights

  • 30-credit MA, 45-credit MS, 60-credit PhD.
  • Explore a wide spectrum of heterodox theories and methodologies, including post-Keynesian, Marxian, and neo-Ricardian.
  • Curriculum emphasizes the evolution of economic thought, financial markets and institutions, development and labor markets, social policy, and economics of class, gender, race, and ethnicity.

Why the New School?

The New School for Social Research was founded in 1919 as a home for progressive thinkers, and housed the University in Exile in 1933, providing an academic haven for scholars persecuted in Nazi Europe. The school became the foundation for a comprehensive university – The New School – and continues the legacy of critical thought, civic engagement, and academic freedom today.



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Enable a rewarding career in public service. The University of Miami's online Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is grounded in practice and taught by the same unmatched faculty as on campus. Read more

Enable a rewarding career in public service. The University of Miami's online Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is grounded in practice and taught by the same unmatched faculty as on campus. Courses are designed to provide students with a comprehensive and holistic understanding of what you need to become an effective civic leader.

All online programs are also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and 23 other professional accrediting agencies.

Specialisations

  • Public Administration
  • Planning and Financial Budgeting
  • Political Analysis
  • Personnel Administration
  • Ethics, Digital Governance, NGOs and Global Governance.

Earn a Degree that will Enable a Rewarding Career in Public Service

The MPA program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive and holistic understanding of what is needed to be an effective public service leader. Students will explore the most critical areas of public administration including planning, financial budgeting, political analysis and personnel administration as well as contemporary issues in ethics, digital governance, NGOs and global governance.

Public Administration Faculty Spotlights

Faculty members are leaders in their field, responsive and well connected. Professors guide students through assignments, are always available, open to feedback, and have weekly live office hours.

The program director has been leading the program for 35 years, is well recognised, has a strong network of connections in the field and has published nine books and over 100 articles related to public service.



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