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Week 8, Assignment 4 Assignment 4: Policy Outcomes PAD 520– Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation Dr. Jacqueline Thomas Yulonda Gravette Jackson March 3, 2014
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1. Construct constitutive and operational definitions for any three (3) of the actions and outcome variables listed in the shaded box under Review Question 1 at the end of Chapter 6. (Note: The box includes Program expenditure, Equality of educational opportunity, Energy consumption, etc. Program Expenditure: This is the kind of expenditure in policy making which falls under planned category. It is very important that right methods are implemented in budgeting processes the same as cutting on the same is harmful for the economic Governance. Equality of Educational Opportunity: Every individual in the region of Governance should have equal right of education irrespective of any factor. Energy Consumption: Consumption of energy in the region should be monitored and billed accordingly. 2. Identify three (3) policy problems listed in the shaded box under Review Question 5 and determine an appropriate indicator or index that would help determine whether each of the identified problems are being solved through government action. Justify your position on each. (Note: The box includes Work alienation, School dropouts, Poverty, etc.) Poverty What is Poverty? 2
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Poverty is the state of lacking such essentials as money, food, water, clothing, and shelter. The American economist Mollie Orshansky defined poverty as being deprived of "those goods and services and pleasures which others around us take for granted." Poverty is a global problem, but there is much debate regarding how to define poverty and how to remedy it in its various forms. Poverty affects both isolated individuals and larger groups of people. It is especially common in developing countries that have yet to establish governmental social programs, civil services, and human rights standards. However, poverty also exists in developed countries. (Bill Mulford, 2008) Poverty is an old Problem Poverty is an ancient problem; the plight of the poor and the duty of others to
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