Carnegie Mellon University

Center for Informed Democracy & Social - cybersecurity (IDeaS)

CMU's center for disinformation, hate speech and extremism online

IDeaS Center for Informed Democracy & Social-cybersecurity

84369  Decision Science for International Relations
Units: 9.0
Instructors: Fischhoff, Baruch
Schedule: TR 10:10-11:30AM POS 145


Decision Science looks at choices from three interrelated perspectives: analysis, characterizing decision makers options, in terms of expected effects on outcomes that they value; description, characterizing decision makers beliefs and preferences; and interventions, helping decision makers to choose among the options available to them or create better ones. The course integrates foundational research in Decision Science with applications to international relations and politics.

PREREQUISITES 36200 or 36201