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Writing sound health policy options

Erica Bell

in Research for Health Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.003.08
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter offers ideas for delivering policy options designed to meet decision-makers' needs. It offers conceptual understandings of what policy options are, and uses exemplars from research ... More


6 Policy Options for African Agriculture

Francis Idachaba

in The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 3: Endemic Hunger

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198286370
eISBN:
9780191718441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286370.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the stagnation and decline of sub-Saharan Africa's agriculture. It identifies four genres of constraints: rural infrastructure, research and technology, harmful pricing ... More


Political Equality and Fair Representation

Anne Phillips

in The Politics of Presence

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294153
eISBN:
9780191600098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294158.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Considers whether a case for ensuring the equal representation of women and men or proportionate representation of ethnic minority groups can be extracted from the twin democratic principles of ... More


Prime Ministerial Contenders in Canada

Richard Johnston

in Leaders' Personalities and the Outcomes of Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253135
eISBN:
9780191599675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253137.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

For the case of elections since 1988, this chapter looks at the suggestion made by Andre Siegfried in 1907 that Canadian elections are peculiarly vulnerable to leader effects. It begins by outlining ... More


Developing and Prioritizing Intervention Options

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Leet, Kathleen N. Gillespie, and William R. True

in Evidence-Based Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397895
eISBN:
9780199827183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397895.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A central challenge for public health is to articulate and act upon a broad definition of public health—one that incorporates a multidisciplinary approach to the underlying causes of premature death ... More


British Columbia’s fast ferries and Sydney’s Airport Link: partisan barriers to learning from policy failure

Joshua Newman and Malcolm G. Bird

in Policy Learning and Policy Failure

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447352006
eISBN:
9781447352044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352006.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines situations in which the incentives of partisanship can encourage a government to actively seek to exacerbate an existing policy failure rather than to repair it. Under these ... More


From Capabilities to Statecraft

Benjamin J. Cohen

in Currency Statecraft: Monetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226587691
eISBN:
9780226587868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587868.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Currency statecraft is about the strategic management of a country’s money to advance political objectives in international affairs. This chapter explores what governments may – or may not – do with ... More


Is extending working life possible? Research and policy issues

Chris Phillipson

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

During the early part of the twentieth century, much uncertainty surrounds the transition from work to retirement. The causal factors for this uncertainty were spurred by the various directions ... More


Summary: Carbon Taxes for 2013–2020

Chris P. Nielsen, Mun S. Ho, Jing Cao, Yu Lei, Yuxuan Wang, and Yu Zhao

in Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines a number of carbon policy options for China, applying the integrated research framework introduced in the last chapter and described in the rest of the book. The research tools ... More


Incentives, Private Ownership, and Biodiversity Conservation

Nick Hanley, Simanti Banerjee, Gareth D. Lennox, and Paul R. Armsworth

in Nature in the Balance: The Economics of Biodiversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199676880
eISBN:
9780191756252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676880.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Globally, much biodiversity is found on private land. Acting to conserve such biodiversity thus requires the design of policies which influence the decision-making of farmers and foresters. In this ... More


Summary: Sulfur Mandates and Carbon Taxes for 2006–2010

Chris P. Nielsen, Mun S. Ho, Yu Zhao, Yuxuan Wang, Yu Lei, and Jing Cao

in Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter presents a summary of both the methods used and the results generated in this book's analyses of the costs and benefits of two national emission control policy options set in the recent ... More


The Greek Economy before and during the Crisis—and Policy Options Going Forward

Costas Meghir, Christopher A. Pissarides, Dimitri Vayanos, and Nikolaos Vettas

in Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262035835
eISBN:
9780262339216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035835.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reviews the performance of the Greek economy before and during the global financial crisis. It also presents policy options for Greece going forward, drawing to a significant extent on ... More


War economy transformation: current policy options and issues

Jenny H. Peterson

in Building a peace economy?: Liberal peacebuilding and the development-security industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719087301
eISBN:
9781781706848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087301.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a summary and critique of current policy options used by the DSI in their attempt to transform war economies. Two general types of policy responses are discussed. First, ... More


Conclusion

Catarina Kinnvall and Paul Nesbitt-Larking

in The Political Psychology of Globalization: Muslims in the West

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747542
eISBN:
9780199897254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747542.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 8 concludes the book with a review of the principal theoretical and empirical findings of the book. These are further brought together in a consideration of how a dialectical conception of ... More


Decisions and Politics

Robert Jervis

in The Last Card: Inside George W. Bush's Decision to Surge in Iraq 

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501715181
eISBN:
9781501715204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715181.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter illustrates how the perceived lessons of Vietnam were in the back of policy makers' minds as they considered the US predicament in Iraq, and notes that this episode demonstrates the ... More


Climate Change and the Difficult Search for Institutions and Policies

James M. Griffin

in A Smart Energy Policy: An Economist's Rx for Balancing Cheap, Clean, and Secure Energy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149852
eISBN:
9780300149869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149852.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the political constraints to achieving international cooperation, the best institutional framework for achieving cooperation, and the policy options available, including the ... More


Revising Treatment Standards— Fair and Equitable Treatment in Light of Sustainable Development

Roland Kläger

in Shifting Paradigms in International Investment Law: More Balanced, Less Isolated, Increasingly Diversified

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198738428
eISBN:
9780191801723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738428.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

General treatment standards like fair and equitable treatment provisions are often criticized for being vague and excessively demanding. In response to such concerns, the UNCTAD Investment Policy ... More


Benefits to Human Health and Agricultural Productivity of Reduced Air Pollution

Yu Lei

in Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book has so far shown how the SO2 controls of the 11th Five-Year Plan or a tax of 100 yuan per ton of carbon (27 yuan per ton of CO2) reduced or would reduce emissions and concentrations of a ... More


Future Prospects

Xinshen Diao, Peter Hazell, Shashidhara Kolavalli, and Danielle Resnick

in Ghana's Economic and Agricultural Transformation: Past Performance and Future Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845348
eISBN:
9780191880599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845348.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 10 concludes the book by looking to the future. It reviews key findings from each of the preceding chapters and then considers the implications given future trends and Ghana’s policy ... More


Tanzania: The Path to Prosperity

Christopher S. Adam, Paul Collier, and Benno Ndulu (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198704812
eISBN:
9780191774010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704812.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume, the third in a new series on the economics Africa, provides a series of rigorous but accessible chapters examining key policy challenges facing Tanzania over the coming decades. The book ... More


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