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A Teaching Topic in Management Sciences 

Policy Instruments and Tools

This topic deals with examining different types of policy instruments. Policy instruments are organized methods of achieving a policy objective. The topic deals with the different strategies available to policymakers for accomplishing policy goals, once those goals have already been decided upon.


 Useful Resources on the Portal Related to this Topic

  Treasury Board of Canada Document: Assessing, Selecting and Implementing Instruments for Government Action

 Concepts used in this topic

  Policy Instrument
  Instrument Design
  Substantive Policy Instrument
  Procedural Policy Instrument

 Reference collections relevant to this topic

  Policy Instruments and Tools
  Policy Design

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