Peter Knoepfel, Corinne Larrue, Frédéric Varone and Michael Hill

in Public policy analysis

Published by Policy Press

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9781861349071
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303121 | DOI:

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This chapter provides some overall conclusions, including reflections on the strengths and weaknesses of the approach employed. It is intended to prompt researchers and practitioners working in the area of policy analysis and management to revisit the arguments presented, develop them further, complement them with other theoretical approaches, and apply them in actual analysis situations. It presents some reflections on the strengths and weaknesses of our theoretical concepts and their application in concrete cases. It describes two possible future directions for the development of policy analysis, that is, governance and institutional regimes.

Keywords: policy analysis; policy management; theoretical approaches; theoretical concepts; governance; institutional regimes

Chapter.  6048 words. 

Subjects: Organizations

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