Letting You Show Off
OK, so you are probably tired by now, so we will keep this last chapter very brief. This book began by throwing you into the political firestorm of doing public policy analysis with the mini-case, “Drug Abuse and Waterville.” When you were done you were asked the following questions:
The Waterville case and the discussion questions sought to make you think about issues you might not normally have thought about. As noted in Chapter 1, the case is typical of cases administered during competitions for public management jobs and internships, which are designed to evaluate how much prospective public managers know about public policy analysis.