Substance use and criminal justice policy: Policy Analysis

Course Number: 48770

Course Description

This course presents and applies basic policy analytic tools, and applies these tools to substance use and criminal justice policies. Key concepts include decision analysis, cost-benefit, cost-effectiveness, and cost-utility analysis, alongside policy analysis of clinical trials in real-world settings. Students will learn to think critically about the design and implementation of crime harm reduction interventions, prison reentry, and crime prevention policies, and will engage normative challenge to the application of quantitative methodologies to sensitive public health and criminal justice policies.

Requirements Filled

Addressing Educational Inequalities Program Course

Professors and Lecturers Who Teach This Course

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