DEVM-560 Ethics, Values, and Policy
Professor Mark Rom
This course will provide an introduction to political and professional values for students planning a career in policy analysis in a public, commercial, or nonprofit setting. The course will cover (1) prescriptive aspects of contemporary public policy issues; (2) professional ethics with an emphasis on accountability and responsibility; and, (3) the role of the policy analyst in a democracy. The methods will include case studies, historical interpretation, and conceptual analysis. The emphasis throughout will be on concrete problems, and questions faced by the working analyst or manager.
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