Cases in Public Policy Analysis
This textbook uses real-world cases to provide the reader with the institutional and political dimensions of policy problems as well as easily understood principles and methods for analyzing public policies. It clearly explains basic tools, such as benefit-cost analysis, and shows how to apply them to specific cases. issues, such as cigarette smoking regulations, air pollution control, public transit financing, HIV/AIDS prevention programmes, and prison overcrowding.
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Problem Identification and Structuring
Forecasting Institutional Impacts
Forecasting Policy Options
The Case of Environmental
CHAPTERS Summary and Conclusions
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