Policy Analysis Concepts and Practice
Edition: 2nd 1992
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Description: This introduction to both the hows and whys of the practices of public policy provides reality-based practical advice about how to actually conduct policy analysis and demonstrates the application of advanced analytic techniques. Covers such topics as Efficiency and the Idealized Competitive Model; Rationales for Public Policy (Market Failures, Other Limitations of the Competitive Framework, and Distributional and Other Goals); Limits to Public Intervention: Government Failures; Correcting Market and Government Failures: Generic Policies; How to Confront Policy Problems; Goals/Alternatives Matrices: Some Examples from CBO Studies; Benefit-Cost Analysis; Thinking Strategically About Adoption and Implementation; Benefit- Cost Analysis in Bureaucratic Settings: The Strategic Petroleum Reserve; When Statistics Count: Revising the Lead Standard for Gasoline. For anyone involved in Policy Analysis, Public Policy, Public Finance, Cost-Benefit Analysis.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $46.67
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Size: 5.91" wide x 9.06" long
|Preview: The Canadian Salmon Fishery|
|What Is Policy Analysis?|
|Toward Professional Ethics|
|Efficiency and the Idealized Competitive Model|
|Rationales for Public Policy: Market Failures|
|Rationales for Public Policy: Other Limitations of the Competitive Framework|
|Rationales for Public Policy: Distributional and Other Goals|
|Limits to Public Intervention: Government Failures|
|Correcting Market and Government Failures: Generic Policies|
|Doing Policy Analysis|
|Landing on Your Feet: How to Confront Policy Problems|
|Gathering Information for Policy Analysis|
|Goals/Alternatives Matrices: Some Examples from CBO Studies|
|Measuring Consumer Surplus in the Presence of Income Effects|
|Thinking Strategically About Adoption and Implementation|
|Doing Policy Analysis in Organizational Settings|
|Benefit-Cost Analysis in a Bureaucratic Setting: The Strategic Petroleum Reserve|
|When Statistics Count: Revising the Lead Standard for Gasoline|
|Doing Well and Doing Good|