Panel: Analysis and Politics: Does Knowledge Improve Outcomes?
(The Impact of Politics on the Policy Process)

Saturday, November 9, 2013: 1:45 PM-3:15 PM
Salon III B (Ritz Carlton)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Chairs:  Dennis Smith, New York University
Discussants:  Randall Lutter, University of Virginia
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