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Policy Analysis in the United States

John A. Hird (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333821
eISBN:
9781447333944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333821.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Policy Analysis in the United States brings together contributions from some of the world’s leading scholars and practitioners of public policy analysis including Beryl Radin, David Weimer, Rebecca ... More


Policy Analysis in France

Charlotte Halpern, Patrick Hassenteufel, and Philippe Zittoun (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Policy analysis in France lays the foundation for a more systematic understanding of policy analysis in the country. In doing so, the volume discusses the role of the State and its restructuring, ... More


Policy analysis in France: introduction

Charlotte Halpern, Patrick Hassenteufel, and Philippe Zittoun

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a general overview of the study and practice of policy analysis in France. Drawing on the book’s content, it explains why and how the fundamental distinction between knowledge ... More


The role of policy analysis in teaching political science at German universities

Renate Reiter and Annette Elisabeth Töller

in Policy analysis in Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306252
eISBN:
9781447310983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306252.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter addressed the question to what extent, in which ways and why policy analysis has become part of programs teaching political science at universities in Germany. The finding is that two ... More


Netherlands: Fostering Consensus on Fiscal Policy

Frits Bos and Coen Teulings

in Restoring Public Debt Sustainability: The Role of Independent Fiscal Institutions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199644476
eISBN:
9780191749100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644476.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB) prepares the official macroeconomic forecast underlying the annual budget, a midterm review of public finance at the start of each ... More


Policy analysis in Germany: past, present and future of the discipline

Sonja Blum and Klaus Schubert

in Policy analysis in Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306252
eISBN:
9781447310983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306252.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Today, policy analysis is not only one of the most important sub-disciplines of political science in Germany, but also an integral part of the international discipline and has contributed ... More


Policy analysis in Brazil

Jeni Vaitsman, Jose M. Ribeiro, and Lenaura Lobato (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Policy analysis in Brazil is part of the International Library of Policy Analysis and is the first book to paint a comprehensive panorama of policy analysis activities in Brazil. Highlighting the ... More


Professionalisation of policy analysis in Germany: on the way or faraway?

Sylvia Pannowitsch

in Policy analysis in Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306252
eISBN:
9781447310983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306252.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter asks whether there has been a professionalisation of policy analysis in Germany or not. While we have basic knowledge of policy analysis in academia, less is known about its development ... More


The emergence of modern policy analysis in France

Fabrice Hamelin

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on policy process studies as they emerged and developed in France from the 1950s to the early 1980s. To better understand how the establishment of policy process studies within ... More


Policy analysis in Germany

Sonja Blum and Klaus Schubert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306252
eISBN:
9781447310983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306252.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This comprehensive study, part of the International Library of Policy Analysis, brings together for the first time a systemic overview of policy analysis activities in Germany. Written by leading ... More


Policy Analysis in Brazil: The State of the Art

Jeni Vaitsman, José Mendes Ribeiro, and Lenaura Lobato

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The introductory chapter presents the Brazilian case in the series as a first attempt to understand how the activity of policy analysis has developed in Brazil and how it stands at present. Policy ... More


Methods of French policy studies

Claire Dupuy and Philippe Zittoun

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter discusses the various analytical methods used in French policy studies. It begins by mapping out the range of methods used in French academic policy studies. Such work mainly deals with ... More


Policy Analysts

Michael Abramowicz

in Predictocracy: Market Mechanisms for Public and Private Decision Making

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115994
eISBN:
9780300144956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115994.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter elaborates on the argument that prediction markets can help aggregate information, noting that at times, what prediction markets aggregate might more accurately be understood as ... More


Postgraduate Instruction and Policy Analysis Training in Brazil

Eliane Hollanda and Sandra Aparecida Venâncio de Siqueira

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

As no specific training in policy analysis has developed in Brazil, the chapter discusses instruction in the public policy field and the contribution of postgraduate education to preparing policy ... More


Policy Analysis Styles in Brazil

Christina W. Andrews

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The styles and methods employed by the new actors incorporated by the participatory design of policymaking after 1988 in Brazil express the political, social and academic trajectory traced by policy ... More


Economic interest groups and policy analysis in France

Guillaume Courty and Marc Milet

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The research on policy analysis undertaken by French economic interest groups is only marginally addressed in the existing literature. This chapter takes a closer look at this subject and propose a ... More


NGOs, civil society and policy analysis: from mutual disinterest to reciprocal investment

Laurie Boussaguet and Charlotte Halpern

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the role played by NGOs and civil society organizations in the development of policy analysis in France. Little attention has been devoted in the literature to systematically ... More


Evaluating Environmental Justice: Analytic Lessons from the Academic Literature and in Practice

Ronald J. Shadbegian and Ann Wolverton

in Failed Promises: Evaluating the Federal Government's Response to Environmental Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028837
eISBN:
9780262327138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028837.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter analyzes the difficult challenges that arise when considering the environmental justice effects of federal rules and regulations. It complements the discussion in Chapter 4 by examining ... More


An Economic Analysis of National Food Sovereignty Policies in the Middle East: The Case Of Lebanon And Jordan

Jane Harrigan

in Food Security in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199361786
eISBN:
9780190235697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361786.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Increased food imports to the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) have been stimulated by population growth and changing consumption patterns. International organisations involved in MENA have ... More


Production of Policy-Related Information and Knowledge in Brazil: The State Government Agencies

Cristina Almeida Cunha Filgueiras and Carlos Alberto Vasconcelos Rocha

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter examines the state government agencies tasked with producing analysis, planning and providing data and economic indicators. These agencies’ development is examined in historical ... More


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