Podcast: Freakonomics Radio Episode 384, Abortion and Crime revisited Listen online and/ or read the full transcript at:http://freakonomics.com/podcast/abortion/
Reflect on how our readings/discussion thus far on causal theory in policy design, use of evidence in policy design, and how values and norms constrain policy choices. Based on the podcast:
- What types of policy design choices would be supported by the evidence?
- Considering social norms and values in the United States, realistically what policies could be designed based on the evidence that would be politically viable?
- This study is accused of being racist, especially toward African Americans. Why? How are race and socioeconomic status intertwined in this study?
Lecture for this essay http://video.sdsu.edu/nas/capture/2017/shawn.flani…