Final Policy Research Paper

The final policy paper is cumulative and covers Chapters 1 – 16 of McLaughlin and McLaughlin (2014) textbook. To complete the final assignment you are required to use at least eight peer-reviewed sources with at least two from Ashford University Library. Click to watch Kaiser Permanente Overview of U.S. Health Policy.

  • Choose four      policy analysis processes and apply each one to a policy case (you may use      a previous week’s case) or choose from the list below:Trans Pacific      Partnership Agreement
  • Policy response      to the problem of suicide in Australia
  • Cross-national      analysis of expenditure changes in 27European nations 1995–2011
  • Proposition 63:      Should Other States Follow California’s Lead?
  • Provide details      on the other policy processes that were not utilized in your research. How      could they be applied? Why would they be applicable?
  • All applicable      information from previous weeks must be included.
  • A conclusion      MUST be included at the end of the paper summarizing the key aspects of      health policy.

Writing the Final Paper

The Final Paper:

  1. Must be 10 to 15      double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as      outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  2. Must include a      title page with the following:Title of paper
  3. Student’s name
  4. Course name and      number
  5. Instructor’s      name
  6. Date submitted
  7. Must begin with      an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
  8. Must address the      topic of the paper with critical thought.
  9. Must end with a      conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
  10. Must use at      least eight scholarly sources in addition to the text.
  11. Must document      all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  12. Must include a      separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in      the Ashford Writing Center