John A. Hird

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Political Science / College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

College of Social and Behavioral Science
225 Draper Hall - University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA
USA
01003
jhird@sbs.umass.edu |  Visit Personal Website


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My research interests include policy expertise and advising, regulatory policy-making, the use of information in policymaking, policy analysis, and environmental policy.

Citation:
Peter M. Haas and John A. Hird, eds. Controversies in Globalization: Contending Approaches in International Relations, Second Edition. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2013.
Citation:
Bruce A. Desmarais and John A. Hird, "Public Policy's Bibliography: The Use of Research in US Regulatory Impact Analyses" Regulation & Governance (2013).
Citation:
Hird, John A. 2009. "The Study and Use of Policy Analysis in State Legislatures." International Regional Science Review Special Issue.
Citation:
Hird, John A. 2005. Power, Knowledge and Politics: Policy Analysis in the States. Georgetown University Press.
Citation:
Haas, Peter, John A. Hird, and Beth McBratney, eds. 2009. Controversies in Globalization. Congressional Quarterly Press.

Substantive Focus:
Environmental Policy
Governance PRIMARY
Science and Technology Policy SECONDARY
Comparative Public Policy

Theoretical Focus:
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation SECONDARY
Policy Analysis and Evaluation PRIMARY

Keywords

EXPERTISE POLICY ANALYSIS REGULATORY POLICY REGULATORY POLICYMAKING REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS