examining an aspect of intergovernmental relations pertaining to a specific public policy, or a related theoretical component.
Students must write a “research paper” examining an aspect of intergovernmental relations pertaining to a specific public policy, or a related theoretical component. An 8-10 page research paper will involve analysis in a policy area where intergovernmental relations or federalism is a major issue. This paper will focus on the role of IGR and federalism in the policy area as well as the issues surrounding that policy area that cross over governmental levels. The paper must be well referenced. Each student is required to post the research paper on the Blackboard assignments module by the due date.
Additional instructions: Please power point file your research paper. Your power point file must provide a brief description of your research question, methods, major findings, and policy recommendations, contents that must be succinct in your research paper. Use the note feature in power point file to explain each slide in the presentation (Maximum points = 100).