PSC 401: Senior Project

Policy Analysis Paper

What is a Policy Analysis Paper?

A policy analysis paper identifies and defines a current policy problem and then recommends a solution to the problem. 


What Kinds of Sources Do I Need?

You will need a variety of sources for a policy analysis paper including newspaper articles, committee reports, scholarly peer reviewed articles, and legislative resources. Scholarly articles can be about a similar policy that helps you define the problem or identify a solution. Think broadly across disciplines and use a variety of databases. See full list of subject databases here: Some possible databases include:

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