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Unintended Consequences- Advice for Politicians and Policy Analysts

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  • Frank Milne

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This paper is aimed at providing advice to young Australian Politicians and Policy Analysts. The paper explains common dangers in policy formulation and implementation. It also explains the usual political pressures that distort policy formulation and common sources of policy failures.

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  • Frank Milne, 2016. "Unintended Consequences- Advice for Politicians and Policy Analysts," Working Papers 1360, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
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    Economic Policy formulation and implementation; Australia;

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    • E60 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - General
    • E65 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Studies of Particular Policy Episodes

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