Academics

The Department of Policy Analysis and Management serves as an intellectual focal point at Cornell University for the empirical examination of public policy problems and solutions. The department is home to world-renowned faculty with expertise in the areas of health, social welfare, education, demography, immigration, crime, insurance, and risk. PAM faculty employ theoretical models, rigorous analytic tools, and empirical data to evaluate the impact and outcomes of public policies on individuals, families, and communities. Explore the research programs and publications of PAM faculty.

Minors in the department of Policy Analysis and Management