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The articles presented in this supplemental issue mark the eighth edition of the Policy Studies Journal’s Public Policy Yearbook. This issue includes four retrospective review articles summarizing recent developments in public policy research in four focus areas: defense and public policy, economic policy, environmental policy, and health policy. The issue also includes a set of special topic papers that discuss theories on the policy process, and publishing patterns found within public policy journals. We provide a brief description of these articles in greater detail below.

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