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PPIA Junior Summer Institute Programs

September 18, 2016

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The Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute is a seven-week program structured to introduce or strengthen skills in economics, statistics, policy analysis, writing, public speaking and organization/time management. At the end of the seven-week program, students will prepare and present a comprehensive group report on a current policy issue that will encompass the skills acquired in their coursework, including the seminar on the intercultural dimensions of policy making, field research, policy analysis, and writing and computer workshops. PPIA summer workshops are held at UC Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, and Princeton University.

Required coursework will include seven weeks of classroom instruction in:

  • Quantitative Methods for Policy Analysis
  • Economics for Policy Analysis
  • Policy Workshop (International and Domestic)
  • Policy Writing and Analysis
  • Intercultural Dimensions of Policy Making


Deadline: November 1


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