Public policy analysis: an introduction
Taking a systematic approach, this text stresses the adequate formulation of policy problems as a crucial step in solving them. It covers the historical evolution of policy analysis, the definition and formulation of complex policy problems, and the analysis of policy arguments. For professionals working in the fields of public policy evaluation and public administration.
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Policy Analysis and Applied Social Science
A Framework for Policy Analysis
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