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Governance: An international journal of policy, administration and institutions

How the supply of information shapes patterns of policymaking

In the current issue of Governance, Christina Boswell of the University of Edinburgh examines how differences in the supply of information about policy problems affects political attention to those problems.  Contrasting UK policymakers’ attention to two subjects — asylum and illegal immigration — Boswell finds that a sporadic supply of information encourages punctuated rather than incremental policy responses.  Read the article.

Written by Governance

August 15, 2012 at 2:18 pm

Posted in Current issue

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