Policy analysis: concepts and practice
This introduction to both the hows and whys of the practices of public policy provides reality-based practical advice about how to actually conduct policy analysis and demonstrates the application of advanced analytic techniques. Covers such topics as Efficiency and the Idealized Competitive Model; Rationales for Public Policy (Market Failures, Other Limitations of the Competitive Framework, and Distributional and Other Goals); Limits to Public Intervention: Government Failures; Correcting Market and Government Failures: Generic Policies; How to Confront Policy Problems; Goals/Alternatives Matrices: Some Examples from CBO Studies; Benefit-Cost Analysis; Thinking Strategically About Adoption and Implementation; Benefit- Cost Analysis in Bureaucratic Settings: The Strategic Petroleum Reserve; When Statistics Count: Revising the Lead Standard for Gasoline. For anyone involved in Policy Analysis, Public Policy, Public Finance, Cost-Benefit Analysis.
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Review: Policy Analysis: Concepts and PracticeUser Review - Brett - Goodreads
A classical approach to policy analysis that relies heavily on economic analysis. A very dry text, but one that does set out many of the most common rationales used in policy analysis. If you do not ... Read full review
Review: Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice (5th Edition)User Review - Steven Peterson - Goodreads
This is one of the very best textbooks in the study of policy analysis. The first part of the book sets the context. It provides a neat case study of the Canadian salmon fishery to give an example of ... Read full review
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