Quantitative Methods of Policy Analysis: ENVS 5120

Overview and Purpose of the Course

The goal of this course is to introduce graduate students in engineering, environmental studies, science and technology policy, and other fields to the quantitative tools used for decision-making under uncertainty in policy analysis and technology management. Students will learn how to apply these methods and will be able to select analytical tools that are appropriate for a given situation. Students will also be able to critically evaluate the results of analyses performed with each method.