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A Teaching Topic in Management Sciences 

Key Concepts and Practices of Policy Analysis

This topic examines deals with foundational concepts and practices of contemporary policy analysis. It considers the objectives of policy analysis and the development of the policy analysis profession in Canada. This topic goes beyond the objectives and strategies of formal policy analysis, also considering the governance context and analytical styles that influence policy analysis.

 

 Useful Resources on the Portal Related to this Topic

  Carleton - PADM 5116 Policy Analysis and Contemporary Governance (Pal, Phillips)
  Johnson-Shoyama - PUBP/GSPP 806 Public Policy Analysis (Phillips, McNutt)
  Queen's - MPA 802 Approaches to Policy Analysis (Wolfe and Elder)
  Ryerson - PA 8101 Policy Analysis and Challenges (Lum and O'Reilly)
  Toronto - PPG 1001 The Policy Process (Stren)

 Concepts used in this topic

  Analytical Tools
  Bounded Rationality
  Interactive Policy Analysis
  Logic Model
  Nonlinear Policy Problems
  Policy Analysis
  Positivism
  Problem Definition
  Rational Policy Analysis

 Reference collections relevant to this topic

  Key Concepts and Practices of Policy Analysis
  Thinking and Working as a Policy Analyst
  Cost-Benefit Analysis

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