Discussion post week 2 | MPA583 Public Policy Planning And Implementation | University of Phoenix


Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

After completing this week’s required learning activities, why are theories important in the study of public policy? How do output-based models and process-based models differ and explain the pros and cons of each? Explain the pluralist and elite theories of political power and influence and discuss how they apply to the study of public policy-making?  

In APA format with at least 1 reference.