Universiteit Maastricht

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Master Public Policy and Human Development

MA Public Policy and Human Development

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Introduction to Public Policy Course Advanced Period 1 4.0 MPP4201

Introduction to Public Policy

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Public Economics Course Advanced Period 2 4.0 MPP4302

Public Economics

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Public Policy Analysis Course Advanced Period 2 8.0 MPP4504

Public Policy Analysis

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Specialisation Innovation, Institutions and Development

Specialisation Innovation, Institutions and Development

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Innovation and the Global Income Distribution Course Advanced Period 4 4.0 IID4105

Innovation and the Global Income Distrib

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Innovation and Development Patterns around the Globe Course Advanced Period 4 4.0 IID4206

Innovation and Development Patterns...

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Innovation Systems in the Global Economy Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 IID4307

Innovation Systems in the Global Economy

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Science, Technology & Innovation Policy Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 IID4408

Science, Technology and Innovation Policy

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Specialisation Social Protection Policy Design and Financing

Specialisation Social Protection Policy Design and Financing

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The Global Challenge: Beyond Poverty & Inequality Course Advanced Period 4 4.0 SPP4205

The Global Social Challenge

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Understanding Social Protection: from Justification to Intervention Course Advanced Period 4 4.0 SPP4206

Understanding Social Protection

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Quantitative Techniques for Social Protection Policy Design Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 SPP4408

Quantitative Techniques for SPPD

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Financing Social Protection Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 SPF4105

Financing Social Protection

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Specialisation Migration Studies

MA Public Policy and Human Development

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Introduction to Migration Studies Course Advanced Period 4 4.0 MGR4105

Introduction to Migration Studies

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Migration and Remittance Effects Course Advanced Period 4 4.0 MGR4206

Migration and Remittance Effects

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Data Collection and Analysis for Migration Studies Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 MGR4307

Data Collection & Analysis for Migration

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Comparative Migration Policy Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 MGR4408

The final course in this specialisation deals with immigration and integration policy. Migration policy has been all over the news in most developed countries recently. It is the talk of political parties and a subject in new elections. We explore migration entry policy for different types of migrants across different receiving countries. A special comparative focus is made between Europe and the United States and other major migrant receiving regions regarding integration policy as well as ethnic relations. The sending policies of origin countries are also studied: do they encourage or discourage migrations and from which groups?

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Specialisation Regional Integration and Multi-Level Governance

MA Public Policy and Human Development

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Introduction to Regions Course Advanced Period 4 4.0 RIG4105

Introduction to Regions

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Comparative Regionalism Course Advanced Period 4 4.0 RIG4206

Comparative Regionalism

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Regionalism and Multi-Level Governance Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 RIG4307

Regionalism and Multi-Level Governance

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Research Seminar:Topical Issues in Comparative Regionalism Advanced Period 5 4.0 RIG4408

Research Seminar: Topical Issues in Comp

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Specialisation Risk and Vulnerability

Specialisation Risk and Vulnerability

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Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Course Advanced Period 4 4.0 RSK4105

Risk and Vulnerability Assessment

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Building Resilience and Adaptive Governance Course Advanced Period 4 4.0 RSK4206

Building Resilience&Adaptive Governance

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Risk Management in Crisis Situations Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 RSK4307

Risk Management in Crisis Situations

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Risk communication: the last frontier? Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 RSK4408

Risk Communication: the Last Frontier?

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Specialisation Trade and Development Law

Specialisation Globalisaiton, Trade and Development

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International Economics Course Advanced Period 4 4.0 GTD4105

International Economics

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The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization Course Advanced Period 4 4.0 GTD4206

The Law and Policy of the WTO

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International Intellectual Property Law and Policy Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 GTD4307

International Intellectual Property Law

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International Development Law Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 GTD4408

International Development Law

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Specialisation Sustainable Development

MA Public Policy and Human Development

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Methods and Tools of Sustainability Assessment Course Period 4 5.0 SSP2061

Methods and Tools of Sustainability Assessment

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Sustainability in a Globalizing World Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 SDT4307

Sustainability in a Globalizing World

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International Development Law Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 GTD4408

International Development Law

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Specialisation Social Protection Policy Design and Financing

Specialisation Social Protection Policy Design and Financing

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Financing Social Protection Course Advanced Period 5 4.0 SPF4105

Financing Social Protection

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Skills

MA Public Policy and Human Development

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Introduction to Statistics Course Advanced Period 1 6.0 SKL4201

Introduction to Statistics

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Econometrics Skills training Advanced Period 2 6.0 SKL4303

Econometrics

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Econometrics Plus Skills training Advanced Period 2 8.0 SKL4404

Econometrics Plus

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