Economic Policy And Decision Making At The Intersection Of Domestic And International Politics: The Advocacy Coalition Framework And The National Economic Council
This article advances a theoretical model of the National Economic Council (NEC) based on a policy network approach and group decision-making theory to explain why the U.S. president's NEC represents a significant development in the rise of the intermestic policymaking and decision-making processes. It develops theoretical conceptions of interests and manipulation based on a Policy Network Approach and the Advocacy Coalition Framework in policy studies research to illustrate the complexity of NEC group dynamics. Hopefully, such a contribution can further existing theoretical frameworks in the field of policy studies and analysis and can add to assessments of the NEC in policymaking and decision-making. Unlike much of the prevailing research, this article perceives the NEC as a political instrument used by policymakers and decision makers to protect their policy interests and engage in forms of political manipulation to increase their power over economic policy.
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Dolan, Chris J., "Economic Policy And Decision Making At The Intersection Of Domestic And International Politics: The Advocacy Coalition Framework And The National Economic Council" (2003). Scopus Export 2000s. 1770.