A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving
Chatham House Publishers, Seven Bridges Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Political Science - 102 pages
This guide to policy analysis addresses the psychology, as well as the logic of the analytical process. The book contains hints such as warnings about language traps, strategies for economizing on data collections and checklists.
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The Eightfold Path
Assemble Some Evidence
Project the Outcomes
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