Intro to Policy Analysis Notes

Intro to Policy Analysis Notes - What type of action do...

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Unformatted text preview: What type of action do these bodies take? Substantive: Policies involving actions to distribute resources to individuals and groups offering benefits/ disadvantages, cost and benefits (e.g., building highways, distributing welfare checks, providing health care, etc) Procedural: Regulations how things are to be done (e.g., FAA regulations, FDA, FTC regulatory policies on advertising, Law enforcement, etc.) Allocating funds? Distributive : Using public funds to assist particular groups, communities, or industries Many of these types of policies are viewed as pork barrel or add on policies in major pieces of legislation (e.g., 2009 stimulus package) Produced by individual lobby Usually passed without much challenge in the past- Redistributive: Involves reallocation of money, rights, or power from one section of society to another Highly contentious Difficult to get passed and retain...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2010 for the course PAM 2300 taught by Professor Avery,r. during the Fall '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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