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Policy Evaluation

After completing the course, the student shall have acquired good knowledge of different methods for evaluating the effects of politically decided reforms and measures and of the strengths and limitations of the different methods.

Information from the course leader

Welcome to the course Policy Evaluation, 7.5 hp!

This course is a collaboration with Uppsala University where all teaching and examination will be held.

For more information about the course regarding schedule, literature, amongst other things, click here: Policy Evaluation - Uppsala University (

Information to our new international students

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Self-registration for the course is done in Ladok between 2024-02-28–2024-03-13. Remember that you must be admitted and registered in Ladok to be able take the course. Having access to Canvas does not mean you are registered in the course and without registration, you are risking losing your place in the course. If you have been admitted to the course with conditions, you need to send your credit list to the course leader who will review it and decide if you can register. Do this as soon as possible as reviewing credits may take a few days due to the course start.

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Course evaluation

The course evaluation is not yet activated

The course evaluation is open between 2024-04-18 and 2024-05-09

Additional course evaluations for NA0138

Academic year 2022/2023

Policy Evaluation (NA0138-40091)

2023-03-22 - 2023-04-27

Academic year 2021/2022

Policy Evaluation (NA0138-40113)

2022-03-24 - 2022-05-01

Academic year 2020/2021

Policy Evaluation (NA0138-40090)

2021-03-24 - 2021-05-02

Academic year 2019/2020

Policy Evaluation (NA0138-40080)

2020-03-25 - 2020-04-30

Academic year 2018/2019

Policy Evaluation (NA0138-40129)

2019-03-26 - 2019-05-02

Academic year 2017/2018

Policy Evaluation (NA0138-40048)

2018-03-19 - 2018-04-29

Academic year 2016/2017

Policy Evaluation (NA0138-40030)

2017-03-20 - 2017-04-30

Syllabus and other information

Litterature list

*Angrist, Joshua David; Pischke, Jörn-Steffen.*Mostly harmless econometrics : an empiricist's companion

Princeton: Princeton University Press, cop. 2009

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: No The course is offered as a programme course: Environmental Economics and Management - Master's Programme Agricultural, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis (AFEPA) - Master's Programme Agricultural Economics and Management - Master's Programme Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 13090 SEK Cycle: Master’s level (A1N)
Subject: Economics
Course code: NA0138 Application code: SLU-40166 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: English Responsible department: Department of Economics Pace: 100%