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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. senior executive service
  2. incentive system
  3. trust funds
  4. laissez-faire
  5. appropriation
  1. a regulatory strategy that rewards individuals or corporations for desired types of behavior, usually through the tax code
  2. b a legislative grant of money to finance a government program or agency
  3. c the very top level of the bureaucracy
  4. d an economic theory that government should not regulate or interfere with commerce
  5. e funds for government programs that are collected and spent outside the regular government budget

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. responsible for hiring for most agencies
  2. the extent to which appointed bureaucrats can choose courses of action and make policies that are not spelled out in advance by laws
  3. the stage of policymaking between the establishment of a policy and the results of the policy for individuals
  4. a network of people in Washington, DC based in interest groups, on congressional staffs, in universities and think tanks, and in the mass media who regularly discuss and advocate public policies
  5. a hiring and promotion system based on knowing the right people

5 True/False questions

  1. independent executive agenciesthe very top level of the bureaucracy


  2. competitive servicepromotes hiring on the basis of merit and established a nonpartisan government service


  3. independent regulatory commissionhas responsibility for a sector of the economy to protect the public interest


  4. street-level bureaucratsimplementers of policy


  5. bureaucracyimplementers of policy