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Long‐Term Policy Regimes: Incrementalism Put in Context

Michael D. McDonald and Ian Budge

in Elections, Parties, Democracy: Conferring the Median Mandate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286720
eISBN:
9780191603327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286728.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Policy outcomes are rather stable while politics in the short-term are in a state of flux — one which oscillates round long-term equilibrium point which is fairly stable within each country. Such ... More


Synthesis of Findings and Lessons for Policy Making

Letizia Paoli, Victoria A. Greenfield, and Peter Reuter

in The World Heroin Market: Can Supply Be Cut?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195322996
eISBN:
9780199944194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322996.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the possibility of reducing opiate and heroin production. The result reveals that drug control policy, especially governments' enforcement of ... More


Policies to support informal care

Ulrike Schneider, Gerdt Sundström, Lennarth Johannson, and María A. Tortosa

in Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447305057
eISBN:
9781447311539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305057.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Informal care is a significant source of support for dependent adults. Therefore, policies need to address its potential benefits and costs to care recipients, family carers and society at large. In ... More


Conclusion: future directions of the theory and practice of public policy analysis in Japan

Yukio Adachi

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The primary purpose of this final chapter is to enumerate and unravel the challenges of public policy analysis as an intellectual and practical activity in Japan. This is achieved by drawing on the ... More


Sweden: Watchdog with a Broad Remit

Lars Calmfors

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/9780199644476.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

With its creation traced only indirectly to the financial crisis of the 1990s, the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council, established in 2007, has limited resources but a broad remit. In addition to ... More


Introduction

José-Luis Fernández and Cristiano Gori

in Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447305057
eISBN:
9781447311539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305057.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Since the 90s, long-term care policies have undergone significant transformations across many countries. In some instances, these changes have been the outcome of major explicit policy goals. In ... More


Institutional Design and Sources of Short-Termism

Michael K. MacKenzie

in Institutions For Future Generations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198746959
eISBN:
9780191809248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746959.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

Future-oriented institutions aim to correct short-term biases in political systems and produce policies that achieve a better balance between the legitimate concerns of the present and the potential ... More


Comparative Experience: The Gains

S.K. Das

in Rethinking Public Accounting: Policy and Practice of Accrual Accounting in Government

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195698336
eISBN:
9780199080564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195698336.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the gains offered by accrual accounting based on the experiences of the four countries. The gains are in the areas of: (a) devolution of authority and increased accountability; ... More


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