This volume introduces the practice of public policy, accompanied by coverage of the conceptual foundations upon which they are built.
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An introduction to the practices of public policy -- and an examination of the conceptual foundation of their rationales.From the Back Cover:
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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Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0136831451
Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0136831451