Introduction ~ Jose Luis Mendez and Mauricio Dussauge-Laguna; PART ONE: POLICY ANALYSIS AS A FIELD OF STUDY IN MEXICO; Evolution of Policy Analysis as a Field of Study in Mexico ~ Jose Luis Mendez; PART TWO: POLICY ANALYSIS WITHIN THE FEDERAL STATE; Policy Analysis in the Federal Government ~ Guillermo Cejudo; Policy Analysis and Bureaucratic Capacity in the Federal Government ~ Jesus F. Hernandez-Galicia and David Arellano-Gault; Policy Analysis in Advisory Councils ~ Laura Flamand; Policy Analysis in Autonomous Agencies ~ Maria del Carmen Pardo and Mauricio Dussauge-Laguna; Policy Analysis in the Chamber of Deputies ~ Rodrigo Velazquez Lopez Velarde; Evolution of Policy Analysis as a Profession and Field of Studies in Mexico ~ Jose Luis Mendez; PART THREE: POLICY ANALYSIS IN STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS; Policy Analysis in State Governments in Mexico ~ Juan Olmeda; Policy Analysis in Local Governments ~ Oliver Meza; PART FOUR: POLICY ANALYSIS BEYOND THE STATE; Policy Analysis in Political Parties ~ Irma Mendez de Hoyos; Policy Analysis in Think Tanks ~ Mauricio Dussauge-Laguna and Marcela I. Vazquez; Policy Analysis in NGOs ~ Ma. Fernanda Somuano; Policy Analysis and Public Policy in the Private Sector ~ Carlos Alba Vega; Policy Analysis, the Political Game and Institutional Change in the Labor Market ~ Graciela Bensusan and Ilan Bizberg; Policy Analysis in the Media ~Manuel Guerrero, Monica Luengas Restrepo, Carlos Fuentes Ochoa and Martha Lizbeth Palacios; Conclusions ~ Jose Luis Mendez and Mauricio Dussauge.
Jose Luis Mendez is research professor at the Center for International Studies, El Colegio de Mexico. Mauricio I. Dussauge-Laguna is professor-researcher in the Public Administration Department at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE).
"This volume offers important insights into policy analysis as a
field - not just in Mexico but also more generally. It deserves
careful attention" Martin Lodge, Professor of Political Science and
Public Policy, LSE
"An excellent line-up of policy scholars have produced a timely publication of great interest to those studying the relationship between public policy analysis and governance in Mexico and, more widely, in Latin America". Theo Papadopoulos, University of Bath