Policy Analysis as a Profession in Government: Who Does What and How

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Date: 29 November 2013
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Good quality policy analysis is a precondition for sound government decisions. Yet, policy analysis has been a neglected discipline in many countries. This paper provides a general overview of what policy analysis is, who conducts it, and why. It also provides guidelines for conducting policy analysis with a focus on key steps, along with tips for research and writing. This paper can be useful for policy analysts in government and for anyone who wish to influence public policy.