Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

PA 554 Policy Analysis Research

Course requires student to become proficient in the use of reference tools for successfully undertaking policy research. Students are required to identify a policy issue and to use library and online resources to track a piece of public policy through the stages of agenda-setting, legislative policy-making, administrative implementation, court adjudication, and follow-up analysis and evaluation of consequences. The course consists of a series of on-line exercises corresponding to each stage of the policy development and implementation process. The exercises are supplemented with discussion and lectures.


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