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1

What is the goal of public policy?

To promote public welfare

2

How does public policy promote public welfare?

- Aggregate welfare of individuals
- Scarcity of resources
- Tradeoffs
- Decisions

3

What does public policy happen?

- Government
- Private Sector
- Quasi-Governmental

4

What promotes a desirable distribution of goods and services among members of the society?

Equity

5

What promotes efficiency in situations where the market has failed?

Efficiency

6

What are the two categories under efficiency?

Market failures and public goods

7

What falls under market failures?

- market power
- imperfect information
- externalities

8

What falls under public goods?

- roads
- highways
- education
- defense

9

What are the policy foundations?

- political science
- sociology
- economics

10

______ is a specific application of policy to address health.

Health policy

11

What are the health policy foundations?

- sociology
- economics
- political science
- epidemiology
- biostatistics

12

_____ is not only a function of science but is also a matter of politics and public will.

Public policy

13

What are the 5 health policy issues?

- Financing
- Access
- Quality
- Privacy
- Workforce