the policy you selected from Assignment 2 (Demonstration Exercise 1
located at the end of Chapter 3) to research a published study related
to your chosen area of focus. Then, prepare an Executive Summary with
the criteria listed for this assignment.
page paper in which you:
(Note: Refer to Appendix 2: The Executive Summary for all criterions)
Establish the purpose(s) of the executive summary.
Provide the background to the issue.
Discuss the results of the research, identifying the models used to obtain the results.
Provide available federal data.
Discuss appropriate economic predictors.
Propose at least three (3) reliable, implementable recommendations.
at least two (2) peer-reviewed references (no more than five  years
old) from material outside the textbook to support your views regarding
the proposed U.S. response to the conflict in Bosnia. Note:
Appropriate peer-reviewed references include scholarly articles and
governmental Websites. Do not use open source Websites such as
Wikipedia, Sparknotes.com, Ask.com, and similar Websites are not
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font
(size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references
must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for
any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing
the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name,
the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page
are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Recommend policy alternatives to deal with a specific problem.
Examine the nature, characteristics, models, and / or methods pertinent to the structuring of policy problems.
Analyze the goals, limitations, approaches, and techniques of forecasting.
Develop a policy analysis report
Use technology and information resources to research issues in policy analysis and program evaluation.
Write clearly and concisely about policy analysis and program evaluation using proper writing mechanics.
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