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Public Policy Issues
Congressional Research Service Reports
The Congressional Research Service conducts research on public policy for Congress. These reports are highly regarded for the depth and accuracy of their research.
The Government Accountability Office offers reports and testimony on audits, surveys, and investigations into a variety of federal programs, laws, and services. The office will often include recommendations for further action.
National Center for Policy Analysis
The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization, established in 1983. Our goal is to develop and promote private, free-market alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial
Office of Management and Budget Reports
Budget watchdog arm of the Executive Branch, the OMB writes reports and gives testimony on a wide variety of issues, much of which is available through their website.
Background information, archived documents, and links on major U.S. public policy issues. Presents all sides of an issue in a journalistic format.
PolicyArchive is an innovative, new digital archive of global, non-partisan public policy research. It makes use of the power, efficiency, and economy of modern Internet technology to collect and disseminate summaries and full texts, videos, reports, briefs, and multimedia material of think tank, university, government, and foundation-funded policy research. It offers a subject index, an internal search engine, useful abstracts, email notifications of newly added research, and will soon expand to offer information on researchers and funders, and even user-generated publication reviews. Over time, it will grow to include policy content from international and corporate organizations.
Public Policy Issues and Groups
A-Z list of issues and organizations devoted to those issues from the Vanderbilt University Library.
United Nations Public Administration Network
The immediate objective of UNPAN is to establish an internet-based network that links regional and national institutions devoted to public administration, thereby facilitating information exchange, experience sharing, and training in the area of public sector policy and management. The long-term objective of UNPAN is to build the capacity of these regional and national institutions, so that they can access, process and disseminate relevant information by means of up-to-date information and communication technologies (ICTs) for the promotion of better public administration.
European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA)
The European Institute of Public Administration was established in Maastricht in 1981 and has centers in Luxembourg and Barcelona. The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) is Europe's leading center of excellence on European integration and the new challenges for public management.Their mission is to support the European Union and its Member States and the countries associated with EIPA by providing relevant and high quality services to develop the capacities of public officials in dealing with EU affairs. They offer services to officials at the EU institutions and in related bodies, and to civil servants within the national and regional administrations of the Member States, applicant countries and other countries in the framework of their relationship with the EU.