Working Paper No. 7. Author. Dr Amanda Wolf, September 1999. This paper focuses on new ideas about, and orientations to, the craft of policy analysis and the production of high quality advice.
Recent and seminal works in the policy field, mostly academic, are reviewed in this paper with both theoretical and practical issues involved in producing policy advice and carrying out policy analysis addressed. Note: Publication of the Working Papers Series recognises the value of developmental work in generating policy options. The papers in this series were prepared for the purpose of informing policy development. The views expressed are those of the authors and should not be taken to be the views of the State Services Commission. The Commission view may differ in substance or extent from that contained in this paper. Published by the State Services Commission, February 2000. ISBN 0-478-08990-2. Crown copyright.