Governometrics and Technological Innovation for Public Policy Design and Precision

Governometrics and Technological Innovation for Public Policy Design and Precision

Sangeeta Sharma (University of Rajasthan, India), Pankaj Nagar (University of Rajasthan, India) and Inderjeet Singh Sodhi (University of Dodoma, Tanzania)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: February, 2014|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 311
ISBN13: 9781466651463|ISBN10: 1466651466|EISBN13: 9781466651470|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5146-3

Description

In recent years, government officials have been able to formulate more accurate policies through statistical application. By utilizing quantitative and statistical methods in policy making, governometrics ensures excellence in governmental performance and helps the future of policy making.

Governometrics and Technological Innovation for Public Policy Design and Precision demonstrates governometrics’ effective exploitation of policy intricacies in order to overcome the problems policy makers often struggle to resolve. Capturing a variety of international views on policy standpoints to show how this unconventional and scientific analysis of policy is coming to the forefront, this publication is an innovative reference ideal for policy makers, public officials, professionals, researchers, and students, as well as multilateral organizations and institutional donors.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cluster Analysis
  • Critical Policy Issues
  • Government Accountability
  • Influential Policy Factors
  • Policy Decision
  • Policy Intervention
  • Policy Perspectives and Strategies
  • Ratio and Regression Analysis
  • Statistical Modeling

Reviews and Testimonials

Containing 18 articles by statistics, economics, and other specialists from India, the US, Tanzania, and Poland, this volume addresses the application of quantitative and statistical methods for ensuring excellence in governmental performance and policy development. They describe theoretical issues, such as applying factor analysis, ratio and regression analysis, statistical modeling, and cluster analysis; case studies from various locations related to topics like health programs, water resource management, human resource management, the HIV/AIDS stigma, service quality, and alcohol policy; and newer models related to mitigating corrosion, development management, communication data and network security projects, and other topics.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Sangeeta Sharma is Professor of Public Administration at the University of Rajasthan, India. She is a prolific researcher who has extensively contributed to the field of digital governance. She has constructed many conceptual constructs, which are internationally acknowledged. She is on International Editorial Board of different Journals and is on International Program Committees. Her academic acumen is reflected in her published works in National and International reputed publications. She is on expert panel and is often invited to deliver discourse on her constructs. She is believer of original and thought provoking ideas which are of prognostic nature. She has also conducted quasi-experimental research measuring co-associational values amongst psychological variables. Her book on Transformational Pathways: Attainable Utopias is a well acknowledged work. He is progressive in her thought and writings.
Dr. Pankaj Nagar is Associate Professor in Department of Statistics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur (Rajasthan),India. He did his M.Sc. in Statistics in 1986,M.Phil. (Statistics) in 1987 and Ph.D. (Reeliability Analysis) in 1992. In addition to teaching assignment he is guiding Ph.D. Scholars in the area of Applied Statistics, Data Mining, and Computational Statistics. He has multiple number of papers published in national and international journals and proceedings. He is an author of six books in the area of Statistics and Computer Applications.
Inderjeet Singh Sodhi has a B.Sc., M.A.(Public Administration), M.A.(Pol.Sc.), Ph.D. Dr. Sodhi has been the Head of the Department of Public Administration in St. Wilfred’s College (Affiliated to the University of Rajasthan), Jaipur, India since 1st July, 2001. Dr. Sodhi has also worked as an Associate Professor (Public Administration) in the University of Dodoma (Tanzania, Africa) since 31st March, 2011, to March 2013. Dr. Sodhi has 30 articles published in reputed journals on the issues of policy, governance, ICT, e-governance, development, planning, etc. Dr. Sodhi has attended international conferences in Mumbai and Delhi (India), Istanbul (Turkey), and Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), and national conferences/workshops/seminars. Dr. Sodhi’s areas of work include policy, governance, ICT, e-government, reform, planning, development, local government, urban development, civil society, etc.

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