The Comparative Policy Agendas Project: Theory, measurement and findings

Keith Dowding, Andrew Hindmoor, Aaron Martin

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    The Policy Agendas Project (PAP) was developed in the United States in the early 1990s as a means of collecting data on the contents of the policy agenda. The PAP coding method has subsequently been employed in the United Kingdom, a number of European countries, Canada, Israel, New Zealand, as well as the state of Pennsylvania ( What does PAP measure? How does it measure it? What does it find? How does it explain what it finds? We use these questions to structure our review.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3-25
    Number of pages23
    JournalJournal of Public Policy
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 23 Jan 2015


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