POLS 420 Policy Innovation
Content: Explores successful and failed public policy experiments by state and local governments. Examines the origins of policy innovations and what factors encourage policy entrepreneurship. Introduces advanced quantitative analysis skills. Culminates in an original, independent research project. This course serves to meet the capstone requirement of the Department of Political Science.
Prerequisites: POLS 201.
Restrictions: Junior standing required.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.