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Behavioral aspects of policy formulation: experiments, behavioral insights, nudges

Galizzi, Matteo M. (2017) Behavioral aspects of policy formulation: experiments, behavioral insights, nudges. In: Howlett, Michael and Mukherjee, Ishani and Fraser, Simon, (eds.) Handbook of Policy Formulation. Handbooks of Research on Public Policy. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 410-429. ISBN 9781784719319

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Abstract

Policy formulation relies upon the interplay of knowledge-based analysis of issues with power-based considerations, such as the political assessment of the costs and benefits of proposed actions, and its effects on the partisan and electoral concerns of governments. Policy scholars have long been interested in how governments successfully create, deploy and utilise policy instruments, but the literature on policy formulation has, until now, remained fragmented. This comprehensive Handbook unites original scholarship on policy tools and design, with contributions examining policy actors and the roles they play in the formulation process.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.e-elgar.com/
Additional Information: © 2017 Edward Elgar
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > LSE Health and Social Care
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2017 13:00
Last Modified: 02 May 2017 09:44
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/69877

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