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Policy Analysis : Concepts and Practice

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Laying a strong conceptual foundation to understanding the rationales of and limitations to public policy, Weimer and Vining give practical advice about how to do policy analysis while demonstrating the application of advanced analytical techniques through case study examples. Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practices is a comprehensive, accessible, and rich introduction to policy analysis for students in public policy, public administration, and business programs. Highly recommended.






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Summary

Updated in a new 5th edition, this book lays a strong conceptual foundation to understanding the rationales of and limitations to public policy. It gives practical advice about how to do policy analysis while demonstrating the application of advanced analytical techniques through case study examples

Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practices is a comprehensive, accessible, and rich introduction to policy analysis for readers in public policy, public administration, and business programs.

The text provides reality-based practical advice about how to actually conduct policy analysis and demonstrate the application of advanced analytic techniques.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

List of Figures

List of Tables 

 

PART I: Introduction to Public Policy Analysis

1. Preview: The Canadian Salmon Fishery

2. What is Policy Analysis?

3. Toward Professional Ethics

 

PART II: Conceptual Foundations for Problem Analysis

4. Efficiency and the Idealized Competitive Model

5. Rationales for Public Policy: Market Failures

6. Rationales for Public Policy: Other Limitations of the Competitive Framework

7. Rationales for Public Policy: Distributional and Other Goals

8. Limits to Public Intervention: Government Failures

9. Policy Problems as Market and Government Failure

 

PART III: Conceptual Foundations for Solution Analysis

10. Correcting Market and Government Failures: Generic Policy Instruments

11. Adoption

12. Implementation

13. Government Supply: Drawing Organizational Boundaries 

 

PART IV: Doing Policy Analysis

14. Gathering Information for Policy Analysis

15. Landing on Your Feet: Organizing Your Policy Analysis

16: Goals/Alternatives Matrices: Some Examples from CBO Studies

17: Benefit-Cost Analysis

18: When Statistics Count: Revising the Lead Standard for Gasoline

 

PART V: Conclusion

19: Doing Well and Doing Good



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