Comparative public policy research has enormous promise for improving our understanding — not only of policy-making and implementation in other countries, but also of domestic public policy. However, as with many research strategies, comparative public policy research requires scholars to give careful consideration to a number of difficult choices, and to face up to a range of challenges which threaten the validity and reliability of findings. How this can be done is the focus of this chapter. Hence, whilst preceding chapters focused on the findings of comparative public policy research, this chapter examines its process.
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