SPS/04 - 9 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff


Course Structure

Frontal lessons

Detailed Course Content

The analysis of public policies and political science. The deductive and inductive paradigms in the analysis of public policies. The actors and institutions of public policies. Policy tools. The policy process and the life cycle of public policies; the agenda setting, the formulation of policies; the decision phase; the implementation of policies; evaluation of policies. Decision-making styles. The policy process and the policy-cycle. Determinants of policies and policy windows; the formulation of policies. Policy communities and policy networks; decision-making. Beyond rationalism, incrementalism and irrationalism; the implementation of policies. Policy design and choice of policy tools; the evaluation of policies: ex-post evaluation; in-itinere evaluation; ex-ante evaluation

Textbook Information

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