MPP-522

Analytical Framework for Public Policy

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Activity
Tuesday, 10/04/2012
10:15 - 11:45
Part I: Introduction to and Conceptual Foundation of Policy Analysis

 1. Introduction to Policy Analysis (Xuan Thanh)

a. What is policy analysis?

b. Process of doing policy analysisc

c. Thesis guide discussion and clarification

Required Readings:

 1. Dunn, Chapter 1: The Process of Policy Analysis*Weimer and Vining, Chapter 2: What is Policy Analysis?* FETP, “Thesis Guide”

2. Weimer and Vining, Chapter 2: What is Policy Analysis?

3. FETP, “Thesis Guide”

Thursday, 12/04/2012
10:15 - 11:45
2. Conceptual Foundations for Policy Problem Analysis: Macroeconomic Perspective (Jonathan Pincus)

a. How economists think about methodology

b. Macroeconomic policy researchc

c. Development policy research

Required Readings:

 1. Nola Reinhardt (2008) “The Conundrum of Low Saving Rates in Latin America,” Development Policy Review, 26:6, 727-744.

Optinal Readings:

1. Deborah Fahy Bryceson, Annabel Bradbury and Trevor Bradbury (2008) “Roads to Poverty Reduction? Exploring Rural Roads’ Impact on Mobility in Africa and Asia,”

2. Development Policy Review, 2008, 26:4, 459-482.

3. Kevin D Hoover (2004) The Methodology of Empirical Macroeconomics, Cambridge University Press, Chapter 5 “Pragmatism, Realism and the Practice of Macroeconomics.”

4. Nanak Kakwani, Fabio Soares and Hyun H. Son (2006) “Cash Transfers for School-Age Children in African Countries: Simulation of Impacts on Poverty and School Attendance,” Development Policy Review, 24:5, 553-569.

David L. Weimer; Martin Vining
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William Dunn
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Harvard Kennedy School
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David L. Weimer; Martin Vining
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David L. Weimer; Martin Vining
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Edith Stokey; Richarch Zeckhauser
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William Dunn
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World Bank
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Pedro Belli; Jock R. Anderson; Howard N. Barnum et al.
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David L. Weimer; Martin Vining
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Anirudh Krishna
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Nola Reinhardt
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David L. Weimer; Martin Vining
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William Dunn
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This course is designed to prepare students to write their thesis, which is in essence a public policy analysis exercise. It introduces the conceptual foundation for and the process of doing policy analysis. It also reviews and introduces the methods, models, and tools used in the analysis of public policy so that at the end of the course, students are equipped with sufficient methodological grounding to undertake the thesis.