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The past twenty years have seen an explosion in the variety and sophistication of regulatory and other techniques for managing development in the private sector to achieve public policy goals. This course surveys and evaluates the broad array of measures that have been developed for use by local and state governments. Its purpose is to help build a working knowledge of those measures—how they work and their strengths and weaknesses in various types of applications—and to help develop skills in choosing among and combining measures in formulating or revising development and environmental management programs. Students will also be exposed to recent thinking about how to improve the effectiveness of policy implementation and the enforcement of development and environmental regulations.