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PLCY 100 Final
Terms in this set (26)
- The oldest piece of public policy
- Tools: Force, Diplomacy, Economic Ties
The ability of small groups to stage highly destructive attacks (ISIS)
Just how we invested heavily into the Space Race, invest into making our computers and our systems powerful to prevent cyber terrorism
NATO is a defense agreement made absolute by globalization.
True or False?
Foreign Aid has increased substantially since WW2
True or False?
Asymmetric Threats refer to:
A) Threats from major powers that disrupt the symmetry of the world order
B) Threats that flow from money (hence the mathematical allusion)
C) Threats that flow from the rise of major powers like China
D) Threats in which small entities can cause big disruptions
"Cyber moonshot" refers to an argument:
A) For investment in cyber capacity on the scale of America's race to the moon
B) That good cyber defense requires strong missile systems for reinforcement
C) That cybersecurity is impossible —like the "man in the moon"
D) That only the government can master new cyber threats
An enormous amount of new jobs and careers are opening up in cybersecurity and public policy.
True or False?
Steps for effective policy analysis (5)
1. Define the problem
2. Construct alternatives
3. Choose criteria
4. Assess alternatives
5. Draw conclusions
Trump Travel ban countries (7)
Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen
Refined Trump Travel Plan
Allows members of "bona fide" relationships
Role of courts (4)
1. Rule of "standing"
2. Choice of Jurisdiction
3. Issues that become moot
4. Precedent through appeal
Interest Groups, Congressional Comittees, Beauracracies.
Corporate Tax Rate
Fourth highest of G-20 countries with 35%, 27% effective.
Economic Fiscal Policies (2)
- Fiscal policy 1: Lower taxes fuel growth, higher taxes retard growth
- Fiscal policy 2: Surpluses slow growth, deficits increase growth
Payroll tax vs. Income tax
62% of Americans pay more payroll tax than they do income tax
Rational Decision Making
One defines a problem, indicates the goals and objectives to be sought, considers a range of alternative solutions, evaluates each of the alternatives to clarify their consequences
Incremental Decision Making
Making modest changes to policy, or making them more gradual
Scientific Policy Analysis
Use the scientific method to search for "truth"
Professional Policy Analysis
Analyze policy alternatives for solving problems (a lot of economic tools)
Political Policy Analysis
Committed to a specific agenda, push policy that reaches its goals
Groups of people that do research regarding analysis
individuals are eligible to receive a benefit based on demographic characteristic such as age or income.
Most Important body of United Nations
Instituted by the United States to ensure security in Europe after WW2
Economic or Military aid, is a TINY FRACTION of the budget
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