Paris-Dauphine launches second session of its MOOC on evaluating public policy

21.08.2018

The first time, 4,500 people took “Introduction to methods for assessing the impact of public policy.” Encouraged by this success and aware of the existing need, Paris-Dauphine alongside PSL, Paris School of Economics, and Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) are offering the course again this fall. Registration is open!

How do you measure the effectiveness of a policy? In a context dominated by growing expectations for the performance of public spending, decision-makers and agents responsible for implementing public policy must be educated about the problems posed by impact measurements and the methods developed to solve them.
This need is equally apparent in developing countries. Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires educating both national and international experts about techniques and requirements for impact assessment. The course is designed for people involved in public policy and international aid, from economics researchers to social science specialists.

The MOOC is given in French and presents the various methods for assessing the impact of public policy, which have developed significantly at the academic level in the past 10 years. These methods are now used by many institutions to evaluate the performance of the policies or projects they promote and finance.

Interested in the topic? Do you have a solid background in statistical analysis and a desire to learn the basics of impact assessment? Register now! 
To learn more, meet the teaching team, and register, 
click here.

Online courses last 6 weeks and begin Monday, October 1, 2018.
New: practical case studies will be given throughout the session.