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Governometrics and Technological Innovation for Public Policy Design and Precision

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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.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Prologue: Introducing Governometrics and its Techniques
    1. Chapter 1: Evolving Verifiable Causal Mechanisms through Governometrics to Study Critical Policy Issues
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SIMPLE QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE METHODS
      4. PROGNOSTIC POLICY RESEARCH: CAUSAL TECHNICALITIES
      5. PROBLEM AREAS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Application of Factor Analysis in Policy Decision
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND OF FACTOR ANALYSIS
      4. APPLICATION OF FACTOR ANALYSIS
      5. MODEL WAY OF REPORTING UNROTATED FACTOR SOLUTION
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Providing Rational and Normative Policy Evaluation with Hedonic Estimation in Developing and Emerging Market Economies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CIVIL SOCIETY TRANSITION
      4. CIVIL SOCIETY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
      5. HEDONIC PRICING AND VALUATION MODELING
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Estimation of Agricultural Production
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RATIO METHOD OF ESTIMATION (RATIO ESTIMATOR)
      4. REGRESSION METHOD OF ESTIMATION (REGRESSION ESTIMATOR)
      5. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: A Statistical Modeling for Policy Making
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. REGRESSION COEFFICIENT
      4. 3. LEAST SQUARE METHOD
      5. 4. REGRESSION LINES
      6. 5. DECOMPOSITION OF TOTAL SUM OF SQUARES
      7. 6. CONFIDENCE LIMIT FOR REGRESSION PARAMETER
      8. 7. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 6: Cluster Analysis
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CLUSTER ANALYSIS
      4. CLUSTERING METHODS
  8. Section 2: Applied Governometrics: Case Studies
    1. Chapter 7: Policy Intervention of Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram in Jaipur City, Rajasthan
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 8: Water Resources Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WATER RESOURCES: RAJASTHAN
      4. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM: STUDY AREA
      5. PROJECT ACTIVITIES: STUDY AREA
      6. METHODOLOGY
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSION: ROADMAP
    3. Chapter 9: Managing Human Resource Management through Empowerment Policy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EMPLOYEE EMPOWERMENT AS POLICY AND STRATEGIC ENDOWMENT
      4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. DATA AND DISCUSSIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 10: Policy Factors Influencing Reduction of HIV/AIDS Stigma in Tanzanian Local Government Authorities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MATERIAL AND METHODOLOGY
      4. DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS
      5. FINDINGS
      6. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMEDNATIONS
    5. Chapter 11: Applying Service Quality Metrics for E–Urban Governance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EMPIRICAL DATA ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION
      4. SET A. DATA ANALYSIS: (COMMON FOR ALL TARGET GROUPS)
      5. SET B. ANALYSIS OF DATA: COUNCILORS OF LUCKNOW MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS
      6. SET C. ANALYSIS OF DATA: ADMINISTRATORS OF LUCKNOW MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS
      7. SET D. ANALYSIS OF DATA: ZONAL RESIDENTS OF LUCKNOW MUNICIPAL CORPORATION
      8. REPLICABILITY OF THE STUDY
      9. FUTURE DIRECTION
      10. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 12: Effects of Alcohol Policy on Population Variables and Control Measures
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MATERIAL AND METHODOLOGY
      4. RESULTS
      5. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 3: Emerging Paradigms
    1. Chapter 13: Pragmatism in Making Policies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DOMAIN OVERVIEW
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. MODEL
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 14: Reflections on Government’s Accountability in Complex Socio-Economic Realities (In the Post-Political Era)
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH
      5. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 15: Formulating Policies for the Environmentally Sustainable Solution to Mitigate Corrosion
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. IMPORTANCE OF CORROSION STUDIES
      4. TYPES OF CORROSION
      5. CONSEQUENCES OF CORROSION
      6. PROTECTION AGAINST CORROSION
      7. STRATEGIES FOR OPTIMUM COST EFFECTIVE MITIGATION OF CORROSION
      8. CONCLUSIVE REMARKS
    4. Chapter 16: Kautilya on Selection, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Project
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. KAUTILYA’S CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
      4. 2. PRE-REQUISITES TO THE SELECTION OF PROJECTS
      5. 3. KAUTILYA ON THE GUIDELINES FOR THE SELECTION OF PROJECTS
      6. 4. IMPLEMENTATION OF A PROJECT
      7. 5. EVALUATION OF A PROJECT
      8. 6. CONCLUDING REMARKS
      9. APPENDIX
    5. Chapter 17: Development Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CASE STUDY 1
      4. CASE STUDY 2
      5. CASE STUDY 3
      6. CASE STUDY 4
      7. CASE STUDY 5
      8. CONCLUSION AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS
    6. Chapter 18: Policy Perspectives and Strategy for Communication Data and Network Security Projects and Tools
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROJECTS AND TOOLS FOR NETWORK SECURITY
      4. STARS
      5. POLICY PERSPECTIVES FOR NETWORK SECURITY
      6. STRATEGY FOR NETWORK SECURITY
      7. EMERGING ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
      8. CONCLUSION
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors