Policy analysis: concepts and practice

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Prentice Hall PTR, 1999 - Political Science - 486 pages
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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 Practice

User 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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JSTOR: Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice
Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice, by David L. Weimer and Aidan R. Vining. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1989, 417 pp. Price: $30.00 paper. ...
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La Follette School Faculty: David Weimer
Professor Weimer co-authored Organizational Report Cards and Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice (4th edition), and Cost-Benefit Analysis (3rd edition). ...
www.lafollette.wisc.edu/ facultystaff/ weimer-david.html

Public Policy Analysis
W Weimer, E. Wining, Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice (Englewood Cliffs, 1999),. pp. 206-241. Recommended reading: ...
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Introduction to Policy Analysis
David L. Weimer and Aidan R. Vining, Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice, 2nd Ed. (Prentice-Hall, 1991). 3. Grading ...
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Weimer, David L and Aidan R. Viding (2005): Policy Analysis. Concepts and Practice,. Upper Saddle River. West, William F. (1995): Controlling the ...
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David Leo Weimer - Enriching Public Discourse: Policy Analysis in ...
Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice 3rd Edition, Upper Saddle River, nj: Prentice Hall, 1999. Weiss, Carol H. "Research for Policy's Sake: The ...
muse.jhu.edu/ demo/ good_society/ v011/ 11.1weimer.html

Pearson - Cost Benefit Analysis: Concepts and Practice, 3/E
In addition to authoring these articles, Dr. Vining is the author of Policy Analysis; Concepts and Practice with David Weimer (4th. ...
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PAD 6721 Policy Research Seminar Instructor: Rick Feiock Bellamy ...
Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice. Ch. 10. Lester Salamon The Tools of Government: A Guide to the New Governance Chs. 1-15. ...
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Aidan Vining
David Weimer and Aidan Vining, Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice (available ... http://evans.washington.edu/courses/2004. ...
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David L. Weimer et al., Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1999). Robert B. Reich (ed. ...
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David L. Weimer is Professor of Public Policy and Political Science, University of Rochester.

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