A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis

In the Fifth Edition of A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving, Eugene Bardach and new co-author Eric Patashnik draw on more than 40 years of experience teaching students to be effective, accurate, and persuasive policy analysts. This bestselling handbook presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting case studies, and step-by-step strategies that are easily applicable for the budding analyst as well as the seasoned professional. In this new edition, Bardach and Patashnik update many examples to reflect the shifting landscape of policy issues. A new section with advice on how to undertake policy design in addition to making policy choices makes the book even more engaging. Readers will also appreciate a sample document of real world policy analysis, suggestions for developing creative, "out-of-the-box" solutions, and tips for working with clients.

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  • Author : Eugene Bardach
  • Publisher : CQ Press
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • ISBN : 1483359476
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis

A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis
  • Author : Eugene Bardach,Eric M. Patashnik
  • Publisher : CQ Press
  • Release : 19 August 2015
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In the Fifth Edition of A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving, Eugene Bardach and new co-author Eric Patashnik draw on more than 40 years of experience teaching students to be effective, accurate, and persuasive policy analysts. This bestselling handbook presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting case studies, and step-by-step strategies that are easily applicable for the budding analyst as well as the seasoned professional. In this new edition, Bardach and Patashnik update many

A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving 4E

A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving 4E
  • Author : Eugene Bardach
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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With his original eightfold approach, Eugene 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

A Practical Guide to Trade Policy Analysis

A Practical Guide to Trade Policy Analysis
  • Author : World Trade Organization
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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This Guide to Trade Policy Analysis provides the main tools for the analysis of trade policy. Written by experts with practical experience in the field, this publication outlines the major concepts of trade policy analysis and contains practical guidance on how to apply them to concrete policy questions. The Guide has been developed to contribute to the enhancement of developing countries' capacity to analyse and implement trade policy. It is aimed at government experts engaged in trade negotiations, as well

Evidence-Based Policy

Evidence-Based Policy
  • Author : Nancy Cartwright,Jeremy Hardie
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 20 September 2012
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Over the last twenty or so years, it has become standard to require policy makers to base their recommendations on evidence. That is now uncontroversial to the point of triviality--of course, policy should be based on the facts. But are the methods that policy makers rely on to gather and analyze evidence the right ones? In Evidence-Based Policy, Nancy Cartwright, an eminent scholar, and Jeremy Hardie, who has had a long and successful career in both business and the economy,

Writing Public Policy

Writing Public Policy
  • Author : Catherine Findley Smith
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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Public policy making -- Communication in the process -- Definition : frame the problem -- Legislative history : know the record -- Position paper : know the arguments -- Petitions and proposals : request action or propose policy -- Briefing memo or opinion statement : inform policy makers -- Testimony : witness in a public hearing -- Written public comment : influence administration -- Continuity and change.

Developing Public Policy, Second Edition

Developing Public Policy, Second Edition
  • Author : Bobby Siu
  • Publisher : Canadian Scholars’ Press
  • Release : 21 April 2020
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Now in its second edition, this manual prepares students for careers in public policy development by exploring both the factors involved in recognizing and resolving public problems and the dynamics that affect the development process. Siu presents six principles for developing good policy and outlines the various approaches used to determine issues, conduct research, formulate policy options and recommendations, and derive intelligent decisions. Developing Public Policy connects the abstract idea of policy with the practical reality of creating it, providing

A Practical Guide to Analytics for Governments

A Practical Guide to Analytics for Governments
  • Author : Marie Lowman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 05 May 2017
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Analytics can make government work better—this book shows you how A Practical Guide to Analytics for Governments provides demonstrations of real-world analytics applications for legislators, policy-makers, and support staff at the federal, state, and local levels. Big data and analytics are transforming industries across the board, and government can reap many of those same benefits by applying analytics to processes and programs already in place. From healthcare delivery and child well-being, to crime and program fraud, analytics can—in

Learning From Comparative Public Policy

Learning From Comparative Public Policy
  • Author : Richard Rose
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 August 2004
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This textbook offers a fresh approach to the study of comparative politics and public policy. Instead of concentrating on why countries differ, Learning From Comparative Public Policy explores how countries can learn from each other about the success and failure of policy initiatives. With its theory and practice focus, the lively narrative analyzes the cultural and resources problems involved in importing policies, and the roles of institutions, regulators, think tanks and experts. In addition to explaining the key tenets of

Health Policy Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Health Policy Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • Author : Curtis P. McLaughlin,Craig D. McLaughlin
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 05 October 2009
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This innovative book analyzes current U.S. health policy and proposes various alternatives for developing future health policy. Unlike other texts on the subject, it does not attempt to push a single solution set. Rather, it takes the perspectives of a variety of disciplines including economics, political science, management, communications, and public health. The authors also draw on the experiences of health policies in other countries including Canada and Europe. Organized into three sections, Health Policy addresses the context of

R for Political Data Science

R for Political Data Science
  • Author : Francisco Urdinez,Andres Cruz
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 November 2020
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R for Political Data Science: A Practical Guide is a handbook for political scientists new to R who want to learn the most useful and common ways to interpret and analyze political data. It was written by political scientists, thinking about the many real-world problems faced in their work. The book has 16 chapters and is organized in three sections. The first, on the use of R, is for those users who are learning R or are migrating from another software.

Is the Good Book Good Enough?

Is the Good Book Good Enough?
  • Author : David K. Ryden
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release : 18 December 2010
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The book analyzes evangelical Christianity as a comprehensive perspective for understanding the range of contemporary policy issues in America. It finds that evangelicalism can be understood as a distinctive approach to understanding policy debates, that evangelicals are not as monolithic as commonly thought, but that their policy activism is still marred by significant shortcomings, namely their failure to employ non-biblical arguments and rhetoric that might resonate with non-evangelical Christians.

Tools for Decision Making

Tools for Decision Making
  • Author : David N. Ammons
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 17 October 2008
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Known for encouraging step-by-step problem solving and for connecting techniques to real-world scenarios, David Ammons’ Tools for Decision Making covers a wide range of local government practices—from the foundational to the advanced. Brief and readable, each chapter opens with a problem in a hypothetical city and then introduces a tool to address it. Thoroughly updated with new local government examples, the second edition also incorporates chapters devoted to such additional techniques as sampling analysis, sensitivity analysis, financial condition analysis,

The Policy Process

The Policy Process
  • Author : Tim W. Clark,Susan G. Clark
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 01 January 2002
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This useful book is designed to teach natural resources professionals how to be more effective in solving conservation and environmental policy problems. Its presentation of basic concepts, case studies, and "real world concerns" provides a deeper understanding of the policy process and makes the book an invaluable aid for students and practitioners in such fields as wildlife biology, conservation biology, forestry, range management, ecosystem management, and sustainable development. Susan G. Clark begins by describing the challenges faced by natural resources

A Practical Guide to Sentiment Analysis

A Practical Guide to Sentiment Analysis
  • Author : Erik Cambria,Dipankar Das,Sivaji Bandyopadhyay,Antonio Feraco
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 07 April 2017
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Sentiment analysis research has been started long back and recently it is one of the demanding research topics. Research activities on Sentiment Analysis in natural language texts and other media are gaining ground with full swing. But, till date, no concise set of factors has been yet defined that really affects how writers’ sentiment i.e., broadly human sentiment is expressed, perceived, recognized, processed, and interpreted in natural languages. The existing reported solutions or the available systems are still far