عنوان مقاله [English]
Identifying and categorizing a set of criteria for formulation of public policies
This study aims to identify and categorize a set of criteria for formulation of public policies. Policy analysts have important role in Policy formulation. In the policy formulation stage, the dimensions and causes of policy problems are examined, policy options and their consequences are identified, and the appropriate policy option is proposed for each problem. Proper and accurate formulation of public policies can increase the probability of success and effectiveness of these policies. Therefore, it is necessary to know the formulation stage and identifying the criteria of good formulation of public policies. this research, by using of thematic analysis and by reviewing policy studies and researches, identified the criteria of good policy formulation and categorized in five themes 1) the nature of the public problem 2) the factors of the public problem 3) the formulation players 4) the policy options and 5) the policy objectives. These criteria can guide analysts, policymakers, organizations and relevant institutions in formulating the public policies.
Key words: policy, policy making, policy formulation, good formulation, criteria.