Department of Public Policy

The Core Curriculum

About the Department

The Mission of the Department of Public Policy is to enhance both the range of ideas and knowledge about how to deal with public problems and improve the skills of those who deal with them professionally, by conducting research directed to public issues, educating public policy professionals, and partnering with public servants and the community to disseminate and apply new and existing knowledge for solving public problems.


A Day in TJ...


April 26, 2016
By Stan Paul Research on incarceration in the United States by UCLA Luskin Public Policy professor Michael Stoll figures prominently in a newly...
April 11, 2016
By Breanna Ramos “It’s important to have the skills to make ideas actually happen.” That was the advice from Salomón Chertorivski Woldenberg,...

Events Calendar

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 3:30pm

Johannes Haushofer 

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Happier, Not Healthier...

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Mon, 05/09/2016 - 3:30pm

Leah Boustan 

Associate Professor of Economics, UCLA


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Mon, 05/16/2016 - 3:30pm

Elizabeth Cascio 

Associate Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College


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Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:30pm

Paco Martorell 

Assistant Professor, UC Davis School of Education


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Mon, 06/06/2016 - 3:30pm

Till von Wachter

Associate Professor of Economics, UCLA

Firming Up Inequality

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