TITLE: Professional Help for Public Policy: Policy analysis as a Field of Intellectual Inquiry and Practice
SPEAKER: Roger White
EVENT DATE: 2010/09/23
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 77 minutes
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According to Roger White, policy analysis, which has emerged over the past half-century as a field of intellectual inquiry and practice, is one of a number of sources that inform the public and policymakers about policy needs, options and operations.
Speaker Biography: White is a scholar in residence in the John W. Kluge Center. White has devoted most of his professional life to supporting public policy work of the U.S. Congress as a policy analyst and research manager in the Congressional Research Service (CRS), a department of the Library of Congress. He has served as a senior research manager for nearly 30 years, most recently as associate director for research. He also served as assistant chief of the economics division of CRS.