Journal of Public Policy and Administration

Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2020

  • The Challenges of “Democratic Developmental State” in Amhara Regional State: The Case of Dessie City Administration

    Ayalew Yimer, Aliyou Wudu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 16-23
    Received: 8 August 2019
    Accepted: 20 September 2019
    Published: 28 May 2020
    Abstract: Since 1991 the current Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has been following a “democratic developmental” state model both at the federal, regional and local level administrations. The main objective of this study was to the main features and extent of independence of urban local governments from the influences of the private... Show More
  • Reasons Why Policies Change in Nigeria

    Benjamin Isah

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 24-28
    Received: 24 December 2019
    Accepted: 17 January 2020
    Published: 29 May 2020
    Abstract: This paper aimed at exploring reasons to why policies change in Nigeria. It defined policy as action taken toward problem solving by government or an organization. It also defined policy change as the replacement of one or more existing policies with another. The paper adopted advocacy coalition framework as theoretical frame work and explained pol... Show More