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  • [查看全文]University of Minnesota Public Finance
    University of Minnesota Public Financehttp://www.extension.umn.edu/publicfinance/Government and taxation are hot topics in many communities. Who should pay for the new school? Will more development lower my property taxes? Is it fair that only certain businesses get tax breaks? Governments are stretched thin to meet the needs of citizens who demand lower taxes but expect accountable, efficient, and quality government services. It's critical for citizens and public officials to learn about our tax systems and examine how best to pay for services. The Public Finance program helps community leaders understand and articulate the roles of government and taxation.Upcoming WorkshopsFeatureMinnesota Land EconomicsThe one-stop source for the land data you need. Build your own Minnesota land dataset using current data from a variety of sources.Educational Offerings Conta...
  • [查看全文]New School-Milano Public Finance and Fiscal Management
    New School-Milano Public Finance and Fiscal Managementhttp://www.newschool.edu/milano/courses.aspx?id=29056This course deals with how governments tax and spend. Students become familiar with the theoretical, empirical, and practical tools and methods used to create and analyze government budgets, as well as the flow of public resources. The course examines public revenues and expenditures within the context of fiscal federalism, in addition to budgeting and resource management and the social, economic, and political forces that shape the fiscal environment within which governments (particularly state and local governments) operate. Significant attention is paid to the fiscal crises confronting many large cities. The course builds on the conceptual framework developed in MEFI 5060 (Economics for Management and Pub
  • [查看全文]University of Maryland College Park Public Sector Financial Management
    University of Maryland College Park Public Sector Financial Managementhttp://www.publicpolicy.umd.edu/degree-programs/master-of-public-policy/areas-of-specialization/public-sectorThe PSFM specialization prepares future leaders and the individuals who will assume major management responsibilities at the local, state and/or federal level. Leadership and management are needed now more than ever. The public demand for excellence in the management of public resources has never been stronger. Virtually every level of government faces unprecedented pressure for improved accountability while striving to provide high levels of service at low cost. This growing challenge requires a keen understanding of complex financial mechanisms, management and leadership theories and practices, and the ability of government to work with the private and nonprofit sectors.Public Sector Financial Managem...
  • [查看全文]Georgetown University Social and Public Policy
    Georgetown University Social and Public Policy乔治城大学 社会政策专业http://scs.georgetown.edu/programs/56/master-of-arts-in-liberal-studies-social-and-public-policyCurriculum DescriptionSocial/Public Policy courses analyze the political process; the role of government, private and public organizations/institutions in public policy decisions; national problems such as crime, poverty, and social inequality; and issues such as the role of the media, the intelligence community, and the impact of war. Special attention is focused on scientific discoveries and technological innovations that dramatically affect every aspect of society's choices regarding science and technology including issues such as bioethics, computerization, privacy, and genetic engineering.FacultyElizabeth M. Duke, Ph.D., George Washington University; Adjunct Professor of Liberal Studies, Georgetown University. She has...
  • [查看全文]University of Maryland College Park Social Policy
    University of Maryland College Park Social Policyhttp://www.publicpolicy.umd.edu/degree-programs/master-of-public-policy/areas-of-specialization/social-policyThe Social Policy program acquaints students with the relevant history and institutions of social policy, develops their quantitative skills for program evaluation and the analysis of large data sets, and helps them grapple with the moral issues raised by inequality. Four required courses (Quantitative Analysis of Policy Issues, Foundations of Social Policy, Introduction to Policy Analysis and Evaluation, and the Project Course) anchor flexible master's degree programs for pre-career and mid-career students who may select courses in health, education, poverty, criminal justice, housing, and social services management, among others. A resident faculty with nationally-renowned expertise in various fields is complemented by...
  • [查看全文]Princeton University Social Policy
    Princeton University Social Policyhttp://www.princeton.edu/politics/research/fields/social_policy/Joint Degree Program in PoliticsPolitical science studies institutions of power, the role of interest groups and individuals, the nature of policy preferences, the study of the democratic process and the institutions that support it, and the relationship between inequality and political participation. The department is home to over fifty faculty members who work in the fields of American politics, comparative politics, political economy,formal and quantitative methods, international relations, political theory and public law.The Joint Degree Program in Politics and Social Policy is run by the Woodrow Wilson School and the Department of Politics. Students who complete the program will be awarded a doctoral degree in Politics and Social Policy. Conceived as a discipline plus ...
  • [查看全文]University of Michigan Ann Arbor Program on Poverty and Social Welfare Policy
    University of Michigan Ann Arbor Program on Poverty and Social Welfare Policyhttp://www.fordschool.umich.edu/research/poverty/The Michigan Program on Poverty and Social Welfare Policy, jointly managed by the Schools of Public Policy, Social Work, and Law promotes interdisciplinary applied research on poverty and social welfare policy and works to translate research findings to public policy decision makers. For more information, email pswp@umich.edu.Mission Statement Current and Recently Completed Research Projects , including the Women's Employment Study. Publications and Research Reports. Staff and Students of the PSWP. Fellowship opportunities with the Research and Training Program on Poverty, the Underclass and Public Policy."From Art to Technology" Conference Information.Email: pswp@umich.eduMichigan Program on Poverty and Social Welfare
  • [查看全文]University of Southern California Doctor of Policy, Planning, and Development
    University of Southern California Doctor of Policy, Planning, and Development南加州大学http://www.usc.edu/schools/sppd/programs/doctoral/Planning and development professionals who work in the public, private and nonprofit sectors help shape our built environment and improve quality of life for residents in communities everywhere. Working within a complex system of governance, they routinely partner with colleagues across disciplines and professions to find place-based solutions to specific planning and development problems.SPPD's Doctor of Policy, Planning, and Development (DPPD) program prepares professionals for leadership in planning and development positions in government agencies, consulting firms, institutional investment firms, development firms and nonprofit organizations. The program provides technological expertise and nurtures the vision and creativity that students...