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Author Wyckoff, Paul Gary.

Title Policy and evidence in a partisan age : the great disconnect / Paul Gary Wyckoff.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Urban Institute Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  320.6 W971p 2009    ---  Available
Description ix, 157 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-149) and index.
Contents Introduction : the oversold society -- How to tell what the emperor is wearing : standards for evidence in policy debates -- It's not the economy, stupid! : why you shouldn't vote your wallet -- Growth illusions : can we spend or tax cut our way to prosperity? -- A tale of two decisions : contrasting standards for evidence -- Is education the great equalizer? -- The states and competition for economic development -- What did your congressman learn in school? -- Welfare without illusions -- Conclusions : policy as patent medicine.
Subject Political planning -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Political parties -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
ISBN 9780877667490 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0877667497 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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