Study Questions

  1. Describe the stages of policy analysis.
  2. Explain the difference between proximate and root causes.
  3. How are policy issues framed, measured, and examined for root or proximate cause?
  4. What is involved in problem analysis, and how is a literature review helpful?
  5. Describe the ways policy proposals can be developed.
  6. List the instruments or tools of public policy that can be used, and explain each tool, what it is, and how it works.