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Governance: An international journal of policy, administration and institutions

What determines compliance with government policies?

Weaver photo 2013Many government policies work only if citizens or corporations comply with their requirements.  But what determines whether citizens or corporations will comply?  In the current issue of Governance, R. Kent Weaver proposes a better framework for understanding compliance problems, and highlights the difficulties that arise when there is substantial variety within target populations.  Weaver applies the framework to Swedish and American case studies that highlight “how variations in barriers and target characteristics affect government responses to perceived policy failures.”   Read the article.

Written by Governance

June 9, 2014 at 6:41 pm

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