Policy Perspectives

Policy Perspectives is a scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration (TSPPPA) at the George Washington University.  The journal provides an opportunity for TSPPPA students and alumni to publish research based on their studies and to offer their perspective on public policy and its management.


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ISSN: 1085-7087

Announcements

 

Volume 22: Call for Submissions

 

Policy Perspectives is now accepting applications for Volume 22! You can apply to be an Associate Editor or submit an article, book review proposal, or interview proposal. If you have any questions, please email us at polpersp@gwu.edu or stop by MPA 602A during our open office hours on Thursday, September 4, from 4:30 to 6:30 PM. We look forward to your submissions!

- Anne Kruse and Christine Mellen, Editors-in-Chief

 
Posted: 2014-08-10
 
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Volume 21

Test and Treat in Washington, DC: Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of a Comprehensive Strategy to Fight HIV/AIDS ◦ Reforming Land Tenure Policies After Civil War: A Comparative Analysis of Rwanda & Côte d’Ivoire ◦ The Nature of the Original "Firm": A Coasean Cost-Benefit Analysis of Legalizing Prostitution ◦ GMO Labeling: A Case of Asymmetric Information and the "Nudge" ◦ Direct Democracy and the Politics of Abortion: Evaluating the Responsiveness of State Abortion Policy to State Abortion Attitudes ◦ The Incentives of Wind Power Production and Integration in U.S. Policy ◦ Encouraging Savings Behavior through Conditional Cash Transfers: Lessons from Latin America ◦ The Mortgage Interest Deduction: An Example of an Upside Down Federal Government Housing Subsidy

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note PDF
Brandon Kruse, Tanya Harris Joshua 4
Letter from the Director PDF
Kathryn Newcomer 5

Articles

Test and Treat in Washington, DC: Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of a Comprehensive Strategy to Fight HIV/AIDS PDF
Estelle R. Raimondo 7-21
Reforming Land Tenure Policies After Civil War: A Comparative Analysis of Rwanda & Côte d’Ivoire PDF
Katherine M. Cronin 22-33
The Nature of the Original "Firm": A Coasean Cost-Benefit Analysis of Legalizing Prostitution PDF
Malia Dalesandry 34-47
GMO Labeling: A Case of Asymmetric Information and the "Nudge" PDF
Katherine Hartman 48-59
Direct Democracy and the Politics of Abortion: Evaluating the Responsiveness of State Abortion Policy to State Abortion Attitudes PDF
Samantha E. Holquist 60-77
The Incentives of Wind Power Production and Integration in US Policy PDF
Samuel S. Webster 78-91
Encouraging Savings Behavior through Conditional Cash Transfers: Lessons from Latin America PDF
Gillian M. Winkler 92-104
The Mortgage Interest Deduction: An Example of an Upside Down Federal Government Housing Subsidy PDF
Frank W. Woodruff 105-117

Book Reviews

Book Review: Women and Public Service: Barriers, Challenges and Opportunities PDF
Rachel A. Breslin 119-122
Book Review: Private Enterprise and Public Education PDF
Joselynn Hawkins 123-126
Book Review: The Solution Revolution: How Business, Government, and Social Enterprises Are Teaming Up to Solve Society’s Toughest Problems PDF
Jeff Raderstrong 127-131
Book Review: Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget PDF
Michael Veselik 132-134
Editorial Staff PDF
  135-137