Public Policy Analysis & Planning Executive Summary

Assignment 4: The Executive Summary Environmental Protection of Waterways Preparation Research any of following websites as you prepare this assignment: Governmental Accounting Office located at; Public Agenda located at RAND Corporation located at; Policy Library located at; American Enterprise Institute located at; Cato Institute located at; Economic Policy Institute located at; The Heritage Foundation located at; or other similar website. Scenario Use policy on Environmental Protection of Waterways to research a published study related to this chosen area of focus. Then, prepare an Executive Summary with the following criteria listed for this assignment. Write a five to six (56) page paper in which you: (Note: Refer to Appendix 2: The Executive Summary for explanation of all criterions listed below.) 1. Thoroughly establish the purpose(s) of the executive summary. 2. Thoroughly provide the background to the issue. 3. Thoroughly discuss the results of the research, identifying the models used to obtain the results. 4. Thoroughly provide available federal data. 5. Thoroughly discuss appropriate economic predictors. 6. Propose at least three (3) reliable, implementable recommendations. 7. Appropriately incorporate at least four (4) quality sources no older than 2013. A quality source can be either grey literature, such as a news article, or scholarly, such as peer reviewed works. In the case of public administration, government websites are appropriate quality resources. Note: Wikipedia, SparkNotes, and similar websites do not qualify as academic resources. Visit the Strayer University Library at to conduct research. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the students name, the professors name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. The course learning outcome associated with this assignment is: Create a policy analysis report. Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills,
Show more