Walt, G. and L. Wilson. (1994). Reforming the health systems in developing countries. The Central Role of Policy Analysis. Health Policy and Planning 9(4) : 353-370. (Handout)
(*) Patton, C. y D. Sawicki. (1993) Basic Methods of Policy Analysis and Planning. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. Second edition. Pp. 1-39 (The Need for Simple Methods of Policy Analysis and Planning, The Policy Analysis Process).
(*) Perri, G. Can Policy Making Be Evidence Based?. MCC: Building Knowledge for Integrated Care. (February 2002) 10 (1): 3-8. http://www. elsc. org. uk/socialcareresource/managecc/feb2002/pages3-8. pdf /
Weiss, C. H. (2001) What kind of evidence in evidence-based policy? Third International, Inter-disciplinary Evidence- Based Policies and Indicator Systems Conference, July 2001 http://www. cemcentre. org/eb2003/Carol%20Weiss%20COLUMNS%20WITHOUT%20SHADING. doc
Products of the Analysis
The “ issue paper”, the policy memorandum, the policy brief Evidentiary bases of public policy: opportunities and risks. The craft of policy advice
(*) Dunn, W. (1994) Public Policy Analysis : An Introduction. New Jersey : Englewood Cliffs. Appendices 1,2, 3. (Handout)
Lomas J, Culyer T, McCutcheon, McCauley L, Law S.Conceptualizing and combining evidence for health system guidance. Canadian Health Services Research Foundation, 2005: 1–43. http://chsrf.org/other documents/pdf/evidence e.pdf
Musso, J. (1999) The Tradecraft of Writing for Policy Analysis and Management. School of Policy, Planning and Development. University of Southern California. http://www.usc.edu/schools/sppd/private/documents/students/resources/tradecraft.pdf
RAND. Guidelines for Preparing Briefs. (1996) RAND. Santa Monica, California.
(*)Young, Eoin and Lisa Quinn. (2002) Writing Effective Public Policy Papers: A guide for Policy Advisors in Central and Eastern Europe. Open Society Institute. Budapest. http://lgi.osi.hu/publications/2002/112/Guidelines-arabian.pdf
The “political” in public policy: actors and windows of opportunity. The social construction of target populations: political and policy implications.
Case Study and Discussion The Framework Convention for Tobacco Control ( Branka Legetic)
Handouts : Examples of Policy Memoranda and Issue papers (also Amparo: Obesity brief/Caribbean)