Public Policy Analysis


Public Policy Analysis. An instructional program that describes the systematic analysis of public policy issues and decision processes. Includes instruction in the role of economic and political factors in public decision-making and policy formulation; microeconomic analysis of policy issues; resource allocation and decision modelling; cost/benefit analysis; statistical methods; and applications to specific public policy topics.


Employment Options

Occupation Employment Average Wage
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
Mean Entry Experienced
Chief Executives 14,010 15,800 619 Outstanding $58.82 $25.94 $75.26
Legislators 1,240 1,460 61 Great $14.74 $6.27 $18.98