Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun High-level development of policy, especially official government policy.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or involving the making of high-level policy.

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  • noun the formulation of policies.

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Examples

  • There's an urgency for more scientists to involve themselves in policymaking, he (Holdren) says.

    2009 May - Telic Thoughts

  • Bernanke said Thursday there has been "plenty of disagreement" among the members of the Federal Reserve's main policymaking group, whose power to influence interest rates for all kinds of loans is important to Americans 'pocketbooks.

    Bernanke: Disagreements At Fed Don't Bother Me

  • He described a number of examples of science communication in policymaking, analyzing whether the transmitters (scientists) and/or the receivers (policymakers) did a good job.

    AGU Day 2 part B: Science not getting heard | Serendipity

  • We need them in policymaking positions where they're part of the decision-making process.

    2009 May - Telic Thoughts

  • But if they will be allowed to do so, this would just confirm the view that policymaking is what GW regulation will result in - not GW prevention.

    What Kind of Global Warming Skeptic?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • He described a number of examples of science communication in policymaking, analyzing whether the transmitters (scientists) and/or the receivers (policymakers) did a good job.

    2009 December 19 | Serendipity

  • Bernanke said Thursday there has been "plenty of disagreement" among the members of the Federal Reserve's main policymaking group, whose power to influence interest rates for all kinds of loans is important to Americans 'pocketbooks.

    Bernanke: Disagreements At Fed Don't Bother Me

  • Bernanke said Thursday there has been "plenty of disagreement" among the members of the Federal Reserve's main policymaking group, whose power to influence interest rates for all kinds of loans is important to Americans 'pocketbooks.

    Bernanke: Disagreements At Fed Don't Bother Me

  • He described a number of examples of science communication in policymaking, analyzing whether the transmitters (scientists) and/or the receivers (policymakers) did a good job.

    2009 December | Serendipity

  • The upshot of this sort of policymaking is to help create a self-justifying “space arms race” with the Chinese in which Chinese responses to our moves become the justification for further moves that lead to further Chinese responses and further moves.

    Matthew Yglesias » By Request: Space Flight

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