This program will be offered online!

This program has been converted to an online course: PAM 2070 Big Data for Big Policy Problems.

Featuring the same faculty and rigorous Cornell education as the on-campus version, this three-credit course will run July 13–31, 2020.

To enroll, review the course description, read about online courses and follow the registration steps.

Please contact us if you have questions.

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Gain hands-on experience using big data to address big policy problems

Learn about important policy issues through economics and sociological lenses, discover how big data is being used to address policy problems, and develop technical skills (using open-source software such as R and Python) needed to use data to address policy problems.