Study Questions

  1. Explain the difference between rational decision making and incremental decision making.
  2. Describe what policy analysis is, who does it, and its purpose.
  3. Explain how policy analysis is used in the policy-making process.
  4. Who conducts policy analyses? Discuss the variety of approaches that can be taken.
  5. Describe the trade-offs and decisions that policy analysts must make in deciding which type of analysis should be done.