Policy Analysis
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Course notes on policy analysis  http://www.csulb.edu/~msaintg/ppa670/670menu.htm   from Michelle Saint-Germain.  Includes, introduction, six steps, defining the problem, assessing alternatives, etc.  Course notes are near bottom.

Policy Analysis in Medical Education: A Structured Approach   http://med-ed-online.org/f0000011.htm   article in med-ed on line, by David W. Musick.  This article has a framework for a systematic approach to policy analysis (see Discussion and Implications section.)  The framework could be applied to policy analysis generally.

lecture notes on program evaluation and policy analysis   http://www.drtomoconnor.com/3760/default.htm   See chapter 8.  Brief overview of main policy analysis concepts.

Green Book, Appraisal and Evaluation in Central Government    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-green-book-appraisal-and-evaluation-in-central-governent   I think this is sort of economic policy analysis.  From their web site:  "The purpose of the Green Book is to ensure that no policy, programme or project is adopted without first having the answer to these questions: Are there better ways to achieve this objective? Are there better uses for these resources?"

Tips for Writing a Policy Analysis   http://www.american.edu/cas/writing/pdf/upload/Writing-a-Policy-Analysis.pdf   actually has a step by step guide to the process of policy analysis


cost benefit analysis

Introduction to cost benefit analysis   http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/cba.htm   overview, examples, a little history

Cost analysis methods   http://www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/hta101/ta10106.html  


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