Practical Guide for Policy Analysis The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving

ISBN-10: 1608718425

ISBN-13: 9781608718429

Edition: 4th 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Eugene Bardach
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Description: With his original eightfold approach, Bardach encapsulates more than 35 years of teaching students effective, accurate, and persuasive policy analysis. This bestselling handbook presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting case studies, and step-by-step strategies for the budding analyst as well as the seasoned professional. In this new edition, Bardach clarifies some of the book's exposition, paying particular attention to "design problems" and the choice of a "base case". Up-to-date examples, including a new set of environmental problems, make the book even more engaging. Readers will also appreciate a sample document of real world policy analysis, a primer in how to "talk the talk" of policy analysis, and a cheat sheet of strategies for solving a host of policy problems.

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List price: $21.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: CQ Press
Publication date: 12/6/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Eugene Bardach has been teaching graduate-level policy analysis workshop classes since 1973 at the Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, in which time he has coached over 400 projects. This book is based on his experience teaching students the principles of policy analysis and then helping them to execute their project work. He is the recipient of the 1998 Donald T. Campbell award of the Policy Studies Organization for creative contribution to the methodology of policy analysis.

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