Policy Analysis in Colombia

An innovative and systematic overview of policy analysis in Colombia and an instructive view of how it might help studies elsewhere. Leading academics assess central and local policy in fields including health, education and the military, and explore their role in Colombia’s economic development, resolution of internal conflict and other successes.

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Leading Colombian academics and experienced policy practitioners cast new light on their country in this systematic overview of policy analysis for an international audience.

Examining the historical development and current status of policy analysis as a field of study and in practice, it considers public policy analysis in government and the judiciary, and across domains including health, education and the military. Contributors also delve into Colombia’s notable success in economic regeneration, the management of cultural diversity and the resolution of long-term internal armed conflict.

Not just an important summation of policy analysis in Colombia, this book also provides insights and lessons applicable elsewhere.

Pablo Sanabria-Pulido is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Programs in the School of Government at Universidad de los Andes, Colombia and Affiliate Professor at CIDE Mexico, Public Administration Division.

Nadia Rubaii is Professor of Public Administration and Co-Director of the Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention at Binghamton University, State University of New York and Adjunct Researcher at Universidad de los Andes.

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