Data Science for Policy

Fall 2022
Omar Isaac Asensio
PUBP 3042
PUBP 3042 HP

This course provides an introduction to public policy analytics. Students will gain hands-on experience with data discovery, measurement, field testing and policy evaluation, including training in data ethics and human subjects protections. Case examples and projects will draw upon both experimental and observational research as well as large-scale civic data on sustainable communities. For Fall 2022, the course is partnering with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-sponsored Jump into STEM competition (https://jumpintostem.org) focused on building energy efficiency. Students submitting their final team projects to DOE will also have a bonus opportunity to compete for internships at one of two U.S. national labs. PUBP 3042 is open to undergraduates. The course meets Georgia Tech General Education requirements for Core Area E: Social Sciences. 

Course Level: 
Partner Engagement: 
Core Curriculum Requirements: