MPUP Programme Department of Government and Public Administration - CUHK

Class Code: MPUP5402
Academic Year: 2019 - 2020
Title: Comparative Public Policy

Professor TSAO King Kwun

Period: Tu 06:45PM - 09:30PM
Location: YIA_402

The course objective is to explain policy outcomes of different political units, whether they are national or sub-national governments. The course also discusses some fundamental issues concerning the approach, scope and methods of doing comparative public policy. The course is divided into two parts. First, some foundational concepts, conceptual definitions and the underpinnings of doing comparative public policy will be given. Second, cases in major policy areas including Hong Kong, China and major countries in regions around the world will be examined by applying the concepts and theoretical frameworks introduced.