Michael P. Howlett

Simon Fraser University

Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Policy Design and Non-Design: Towards a Spectrum of Policy Formulation Types

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 14-11
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Jul 2014
Michael P. Howlett and Ishani Mukherjee
Simon Fraser University and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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Beyond the 'Tinbergen Rule' in Policy Design: Matching Tools and Goals in Policy Portfolios

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 13-01
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2013
Pablo del Rio and Michael P. Howlett
Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and Simon Fraser University
Downloads 503 (70,059)
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policy consultants, policy analysis, policy capacity, contracting

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Measuring Individual-Level Analytical, Managerial and Political Policy Capacity: A Survey Instrument

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 16-07
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 May 2016
M. Ramesh, Michael P. Howlett and Kidjie Saguin
National University of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Simon Fraser University and National University of Singapore (NUS), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Students
Downloads 262 (145,803)
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policy capacity; policy actors; measurement

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The Achilles Heel of Governance: Critical Capacity Deficits and Their Role in Governance Failures

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 14-03
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Apr 2014
Michael P. Howlett and M. Ramesh
Simon Fraser University and National University of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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Re-Visiting Meltsner: Policy Advice Systems and the Multi-Dimensional Nature of Professional Policy Analysis

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. LKYSPP10-001
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2010
Michael P. Howlett and Adam M. Wellstead
Simon Fraser University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 240 (158,864)
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policy analysis, policy-making process, Meltsner

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Who is a Stream? Epistemic Communities, Instrument Constituencies and Advocacy Coalitions in Multiple Streams Subsystems

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 15-18
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
Ishani Mukherjee and Michael P. Howlett
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Simon Fraser University
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Rethinking Governance Capacity As Organizational and Systemic Resources

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jun 2016
M. Ramesh, Kidjie Saguin, Michael P. Howlett and Xun Wu
National University of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Students, Simon Fraser University and Division of Social Science and Division of Environment, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Downloads 201 (187,917)
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governance capacity, policy capacity, survey instrument

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Policy Capacity for Policy Integration: Implications for the Sustainable Development Goals

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 18-06
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Apr 2018
Michael P. Howlett and Kidjie Saguin
Simon Fraser University and National University of Singapore (NUS), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Students
Downloads 198 (190,578)
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policy integration, policy capacity, policy design

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Reconciling Streams and Stages: Avoiding Mixed Metaphors in the Characterization of Policy Processes

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Aug 2013
Michael P. Howlett, Allan McConnell and Anthony D. Perl
Simon Fraser University, The University of Sydney - School of Social and Political Sciences and Simon Fraser University Urban Studies Program
Downloads 166 (222,172)

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Policy cycle model, multiple streams model, John Kingdon, Harold Lasswell

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Pointing Towards Policy Success?: Water Policy Indicators in Practice

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 15-15
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
Janet Cuenca and Michael P. Howlett
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Simon Fraser University
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Patching vs Packaging: Complementary Effects, Goodness of Fit, Degrees of Freedom and Intentionality in Policy Portfolio Design

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 13-05
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Jun 2013
Michael P. Howlett and Jeremy Rayner
Simon Fraser University and Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
Downloads 128 (273,905)
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Policy Design, Policy Patching, Principles of Design, Tinbergen Rule

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Dealing with the Likelihood of Failure Over the Long-Term: Adaptive Policy Design Under Uncertainty

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 14-01
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2014
Sreeja Nair and Michael P. Howlett
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore and Simon Fraser University
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policy failure, policy uncertainty, policy ambiguity, adaptive policy, long-term policy-making

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Policy Consulting in the USA: New Evidence from the Federal Procurement Data System - Next Generation

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 16-18
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Sep 2016
Simon Fraser University, National University of Singapore (NUS), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Students, National University of Singapore (NUS), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Students and National University of Singapore (NUS), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Students
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Policy advice, policy consulting, management consulting

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Re-Thinking Think Tanks: Differentiating Knowledge-Based Policy Influence Organizations

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2021
Adam Wellstead and Michael P. Howlett
Michigan Technological University and Simon Fraser University
Downloads 117 (292,468)

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think tanks, policy labs, knowledge-based organizations

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Design and Scaling Up of Policy Experiments and Pilots: Lessons for the Water Sector

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 14-35
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Dec 2014
Sreeja Nair and Michael P. Howlett
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore and Simon Fraser University
Downloads 115 (295,986)
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Institute of Water Policy, policy design, water conflict, water resources management.

Beyond the Individual in Controversial Science-Based Technology Attitude Formation and Regulation: The State Construction of Policy Alternatives in Asia

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. LKYSPP10-10
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Dec 2010
D. S. L. Jarvis, Ching Leong, Michael P. Howlett and Andrea Migone
National University of Singapore (NUS), National University of Singapore - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Simon Fraser University and Simon Fraser University - Department of Political Science
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Democratic Deficit, Regulation, Public Trust, New Technologies, Singapore, China, New Water, Nanotechnology

Beyond the Individual in Controversial Science-Based Technology Attitude Formation and Regulation: The State Construction of Policy Alternatives in Asia

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
Michael P. Howlett, Ching Leong, D. S. L. Jarvis and Andrea Migone
Simon Fraser University, National University of Singapore - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Simon Fraser University - Department of Political Science
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Regulation, New Technologies, Nanotechnology, New Water, Legitimacy, Science Based Policy, China, Singapore

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Improving Global Water Governance: Dealing with Weak International Regimes through Enhanced Multi-Level Governance

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 14-34
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Nov 2014
Michael P. Howlett and Richa Shivakoti
Simon Fraser University and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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Transnational Learning and Environmental Policy Advice: Theory Vs. Practice

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. LKYSPP09-008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Sep 2009
Michael P. Howlett and Sima Joshi-Koop
Simon Fraser University and Simon Fraser University
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transnational learning, environmental policy

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Ecosystem Service Valuation, Market-Based Instruments, and Sustainable Forest Management: A Primer

(2010) State of Knowledge Primer, Sustainable Forest Management Network, 5
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Mar 2014
University of Alberta, University of Ottawa, University of Alberta, University of Alberta, University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, Sustainable Ecosystems, Alberta Research Council, University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Simon Fraser University
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ecosystem services, ecosystem valuation, hedonic methods, natural capital, replacement costs.

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Policy Learning, Evaluation, and Aid Effectiveness: Mining Lessons on Project and Program Success from the Asian Development Bank

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 18-01
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Feb 2018
Michael P. Howlett and Nihit Goyal
Simon Fraser University and National University of Singapore (NUS), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Students
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Natural Capital: Using Ecosystem Service Valuation and Market-Based Instruments as Tools for Sustainable Forest Management

A State of Knowledge Report, Sustainable Forest Management Network, 2010
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 26 Apr 2014
University of Alberta, University of Ottawa, University of Alberta, University of Alberta, University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, Sustainable Ecosystems, Alberta Research Council, University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Simon Fraser University
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environmental practices, ecosystem services, ecotourism, forest carbon tendering, forest ecosystems, forest management, renewable tradable disturbance permits

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The Supply of Policy and Management Consultancies to Canadian Federal Departments: New Evidence on Contract Size, Type and Structure

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 13-03
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2013
Michael P. Howlett and Andrea Migone
Simon Fraser University and Simon Fraser University - Department of Political Science
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policy consultants, policy analysis, policy capacity, contracting

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The 'Lumpiness' Thesis Revisited: The Venues of Policy Work and the Distribution of Analytical Techniques in Canada

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 13-04
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 May 2013
Michael P. Howlett, Seck Tan, Adam Wellstead, Andrea Migone and Bryan Evans
Simon Fraser University, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Michigan Technological University, Simon Fraser University - Department of Political Science and Department of Politics and Public Administration - Ryerson University
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policy analysis, analytical tools, policy consultants, NGOs, policy venues

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Where is the Policy? A Bibliometric Review of the State of Policy Research on Medical Tourism

Number of pages: 107 Posted: 17 Sep 2019
Altaf Virani, Adam Wellstead and Michael P. Howlett
Monash University - Monash University Indonesia, Michigan Technological University and Simon Fraser University
Downloads 52 (466,174)
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medical tourism; health tourism; healthcare tourism; policy research; bibliometric analysis

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The Permanence of Temporary Services: The Reliance of Canadian Federal Departments on Policy & Management Consultants

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2013
Michael P. Howlett and Andrea Migone
Simon Fraser University and Simon Fraser University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 51 (470,213)
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policy consultants, policy analysis, policy capacity, contracting

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Policy Instrument Interactions in Policy Mixes: Surveying the Conceptual and Methodological Landscape

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2021
Moshe Maor and Michael P. Howlett
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Simon Fraser University
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Policy Design, Policy Mix, Instrument Interactions, Counter-Productive Effects, Synergy

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Local Government Entrepreneurship and Global Competitiveness: A Case Study of Yiwu Market in China

An International Journal, Vol. 14(3), 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Mar 2017
Xun Wu, M. Ramesh, Michael P. Howlett and Qingyang Gu
Division of Social Science and Division of Environment, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, National University of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Simon Fraser University and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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Local Government, China, Entrepreneurship, Yiwu, Wholesale Market

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Policy Shops, Hired Guns and Gatekeepers: The Allocation of Policy Analysts in Government Agencies

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Aug 2021
Andrea Migone and Michael P. Howlett
Ryerson University - Politics and Public Administration and Simon Fraser University
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Policy Advisory System; Public Administration; Canada

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Policy Analysis and Policy Work in Federal Systems: Policy Advice and Its Contribution to Evidence-Based Policy Making in Multi-Level Governance Systems

Policy and Society, Vol. 29, Issue 2, May 2010
Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2010
Michael P. Howlett and Joshua Newman
Simon Fraser University and Simon Fraser University (SFU)

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policy analysis, evidence-based, policy work in federal system