Sowing Seeds of Change Informing Public Policy in the Economic Research Service of Usda
- List Price: $32.00
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: Natl Academy Pr
- Publish date: 04/01/1999
- ISBN: 9780309071529
- ISBN10: 0309071526
Sowing the Seeds provides a case study of the need for analysis and information in support of public policy. It combines lessons learned from one of the first government agencies devoted primarily to this function with modern economic theory of organizations. The panel provides analysis and insight on:
-- How and why public economic policy evolves with technological advances.
-- The nature of information and analysis in support of economic policy produced in a government agency.
-- The characteristics of successful information and analysis programs.
-- How to evaluate the work of a government agency providing information and analysis.
-- Effective administration and organization of research and information programs in a government agency.