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The Implementation of Gender Quotas

Mona Lena Krook

in Quotas for Women in Politics: Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375671
eISBN:
9780199871605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375671.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the implementation of gender quotas. The literature offers three explanations for variations in their effects: details of the policies themselves, the institutional frameworks ... More


Migration Governance at the State Level: Policy Developments and Effects

Marc Helbling

in Environmental Conflicts, Migration and Governance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529202168
eISBN:
9781529209594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202168.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter presents insights into the migration governance of host countries and its effects on immigration flows by drawing on the Immigration Policies in Comparison (IMPIC) dataset. The IMPIC ... More


Evaluating policy effects

Peter Knoepfel, Corinne Larrue, Frédéric Varone, and Michael Hill

in Public policy analysis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349071
eISBN:
9781447303121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349071.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter discusses the effects of policies and the ways in which they are examined. It provides operational definitions of the concepts of policy impacts, which take account of changes affecting ... More


Policy Reform Effects in the Tax Ecosystem: An Agent-Based Simulation Approach

Peter Gerbrands and Brigitte Unger

in Combating Fiscal Fraud and Empowering Regulators: Bringing tax money back into the COFFERS

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198854722
eISBN:
9780191888922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854722.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Microeconomics

International tax policy reforms such as Country-by-Country Reporting and Automatic Exchange of Information aim to increase tax compliance and revenues. Using a tax ecosystems perspective, this ... More


Policy-Centered Theory and Urban Programs: Community Effects in a Global Context

Elaine B. Sharp

in Does Local Government Matter?: How Urban Policies Shape Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677085
eISBN:
9781452947976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677085.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book has been devoted to an exploration of whether local government policies and programs exhibit the kinds of policy feedback effects observed in policy-centered studies of major social ... 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


Independent Fiscal Institutions in the Face of Rising Public Indebtedness

Julia I. Bertelsmann

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/9780199644476.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The author presents a number of arguments for the establishment of independent institutions to improve fiscal sustainability and avert debt crises. The main argument is based on recent empirical ... More


Refugee voices as evidence in policy and practice

Kirsteen Tait

in Doing research with refugees: Issues and guidelines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345981
eISBN:
9781447302131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345981.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides two case studies that show how a wider evidence base of refugee experiences and voices might be created using past research by non-government officials. The first case study is ... More


How implementation works

Nina Holm Vohnsen

in The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How Implementation Works

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526101341
eISBN:
9781526128539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101341.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter returns to the questions raised in the beginning of the book: how might we understand the self-generative character of bureaucracy? And what might we learn about how implementation works ... More


Introduction: the absurdity of bureaucracy

Nina Holm Vohnsen

in The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How Implementation Works

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526101341
eISBN:
9781526128539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101341.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The introduction lays out the book’s empirical interest (the repercussions of policy), the analytical focus (decision-making) and its theoretical aim (to theorize the non-linear aspect of ... 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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