Policy Perspectives

Policy Perspectives is a scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at the George Washington University. The journal provides an opportunity for Trachtenberg School 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


 

 

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Trachtenberg School Alumni: Become a Policy Perspectives Subscriber!

 

Did you know Policy Perspectives is the oldest student-run journal of public policy and public administration in the nation? Support the work of current and former students by subscribing to Volume 22, which will be published in May. Alumni receive a 50% discount and can subscribe for just $11. To subscribe, write a check for $11 to GWU/TSPPPA with Policy Perspectives in the memo line, and send your check to Policy Perspectives, Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, 805 21st Street, NW, Suite 602A, Washington, DC 20052. For more information, please email polpersp@gwu.edu.

 
Posted: 2015-02-20
 

Submission Period for Volume 22 Is Now Closed

 

Policy Perspectives is no longer accepting submissions for Volume 22, but we thank everyone who applied to be an Associate Editor or sent us an article, a book review proposal, or an interview proposal. We will publish Volume 22 in May 2015, and the submission period for Volume 23 will open in August 2015.

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

 
Posted: 2014-10-07
 
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Volume 21

Test and Treat in Washington, D.C.: 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 and 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 • Women and Public Service: Barriers, Challenges, and Opportunities (Book Review) • Private Enterprise and Public Education (Book Review) • The Solution Revolution: How Business, Government, and Social Enterprises Are Teaming Up to Solve Society's Toughest Problems (Book Review) • Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget (Book Review)

Table of Contents

Editors' Note

Editors’ Note
Brandon Kruse, Tanya Harris Joshua
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4

Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director
Kathryn Newcomer
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5

Articles

Estelle R. Raimondo
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7-21
Katherine M. Cronin
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22-33
Malia Dalesandry
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34-47
Katherine Hartman
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48-59
Samantha E. Holquist
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60-77
Samuel S. Webster
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78-91
Gillian M. Winkler
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92-104
Frank W. Woodruff
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105-117

Book Reviews

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

Editorial Staff

Editorial Staff
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135-137