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Author: Hal K. Colebatch
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: policy, working
Number of Pages: 260
Published: 2011-03-15
ISBN-10: 9089642536
ISBN-13: 9789089642530

Though democratic government calls for well-designed and implemented policy, there is surprisingly little expert guidance available for policy makers and politicians. Working for Policy fills that gap, addressing the nature of policy work and offering necessary guidance. The contributors bring together academic and experiential knowledge in their analysis and evaluation of what modern policy makers do in given situations and of how such actions contribute to the policy process. This unique book demonstrates how scholars can help to ensure that policy makers can acquire the skills and knowledge

Author: WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: islands, practitioners, pacific, handbook, policy, development, health
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2006-12-31
ISBN-10: 9290612312
ISBN-13: 9789290612315

This handbook has been prepared for the guidance of practitioners involved in the policy-making or policy analysis process in the health agencies of Pacific island countries. WHO commissioned this work from two experienced policy practitioners who have had many years of experience in the policy process, both in the field and in academic settings. In this book, they outline concisely the different aspects of the policy development process that are relevant and important for people currently involved in advising and making policy in the Pacific.

Author: Deborah D. Stine
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: primer, policymaking, technology, science
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437920020
ISBN-13: 9781437920024

Contents: Overview of U.S. Science and Technology Policy; What are Some Perspectives on Science and Technology Policy?; Who Makes Decisions Regarding Science and Technology Policy in Congress?; Who Makes Decisions Regarding Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Branch?; Who Makes Decisions in the Judicial Branch Regarding Science and Technology Policy?; What Organizations Provide Science and Technology Advice to Policymakers?; What Are the Opportunities and Challenges of the Current Science and Technology Policy Decisionmaking Process?. Charts and tables.

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: reviews, oecd, policy, rural, finland
Number of Pages: 298
Published: 2008-04-01
ISBN-10: 9264041958
ISBN-13: 9789264041950

Finland is one of the most rural countries within the OECD, and it is also one of the early adopters of a multi-sectoral approach to rural policy. The Finnish model of rural policy has been reasonably successful in achieving coherence among sectoral policies oriented to rural areas (the so-called broad rural policy) and in tailoring specific programmes to promote rural development (the so-called narrow rural policy). This reviews examines developments in Finnish rural policy since the last review in 1995, examining in particular public service delivery and competitiveness and business enviro

Author: D. J. Bandaragoda
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: interpretive, agriculture, precis, case, pakistan, irrigated, sustainable, research, supported, irrigation, policy, role
Number of Pages: 75
Published: 1993-01-01
ISBN-10: 9290901632
ISBN-13: 9789290901631

Introduction; Institutions, policy and research; Research and policy on irrigation: the case of Pakistan; Discussion: linking research with policy; Conclusion.

Author: Ron Paul
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Keywords: honest, friendship, commerce, peace, policy, freedom, foreign
Number of Pages: 386
Published: 2007-06
ISBN-10: 0912453001
ISBN-13: 9780912453002

Ron Paul provides a history of economic policy in the United States and uses this history to argue that the same free market principals applied to U.S. domestic policy should be applied to U.S. foreign policy.

Author: B. Nooteboom
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: policy, innovation, foundations, micro
Number of Pages: 369
Published: 2008-12-15
ISBN-10: 9053565825
ISBN-13: 9789053565827

In economics, business, and government policy, innovation policy requires the creation of new approaches to a whole range of activities. This edited volume engagingly explores the roles of individuals and organizations involved in the creation and application of innovations. Covering topics as diverse as the macro-economic importance of innovation, theories of knowledge and learning, entrepreneurship, education and research, organizational innovation, networks, and regional innovation systems, Micro-Foundations for Innovation Policy provides critical insights into the development of innovation
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