Cases in Public Policy Analysis

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Georgetown University Press, 2000 - Political Science - 367 pages
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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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Contents

Problem Identification and Structuring
21
Forecasting Institutional Impacts
65
Forecasting Policy Options
135
The Case
209
The Case
247
The Case of Environmental
301
CHAPTERS Summary and Conclusions
335
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Farnham is an associate professor in the department of economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University.

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