The multi-disciplinary faculty in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management (PAM) work with graduate students in the inter-disciplinary PAM Ph.D. program, and with graduate students in the Ph.D. programs in Economics, Sociology, and other graduate fields. The PAM Ph.D. program combines a focus on the substantive areas of education policy, family/social welfare policy, health policy and regulatory policy, with graduate level training in a social science discipline, empirical research methods, and an understanding of how multiple social science disciplines approach public policy research.