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… return to Concepts and Terms

Completed core concepts and terms

Papillon’s Mosaic of Multilevel Governance Relations

Pareto Efficiency

Parliament vs Congress

Participative Leadership

Party Discipline

Party Leader Selection and Deselection

Patents

Paul Thomas on Political Staff and Communications

Perfect Competition

Perfect Price Discrimination

Performance Improvement and Performance Leadership

Performance Measurement

Performance-Related Pay

Personalizing

Persuasion

Pfeffer’s Management BS Critique

Physical Capital and Diminishing Returns

Pigouvian Subsidy

Pigouvian Tax

Policy Advisory Systems

Policy Profession – UK Civil Service Skills and Knowledge Framework 2013

Political Aide

Political Correctness, Populism, and Freedom of Speech

Political Economy

Political Executive

Political Executive vs. Civil Service

Political Neutrality

Political Party

Populism

Practicing Integrative Thinking

Practicing the Presentation

Pre-speech Warm Ups

Prediction Markets

Prejudice

Premier

Presidentialism

Price as Signal and Incentive

Price Ceilings

Price Controls and Communism

Price Discrimination

Price Floors

Prime Minister

Prime Minister as CEO

Prime Minister as First Among Equals

Prime Minister’s Office

Prime Ministerial Prerogatives

Primers for Polemicists – Comparing Rules from Harries and Alinsky

Principal-Agent Problem

Prisoners’ Dilemma

Private Benefit

Private Cost

Privatization

Privy Council Office

Procedural Fairness

Producer Surplus

Producer Theory

Producer Theory Calculus

Production Function

Production Possibility Frontier

Productivity

Profit

Progressive Taxation

Project-based vs. Program-based Federal Involvement in Urban Affairs

Property Rights

Propitious Selection

Prorogation

Protectionism

Provincial Controls over Local Government

Provincial Ministers of Municipal Affairs

Public Administration

Public Choice Theory

Public Finance

Public Good

Public Interest

Public Management

Public Policy

Public-Private Partnerships

Public Sector Innovation

Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada

Public Sector Leadership and Communication

Public Service Anonymity

Public Service Commission

Punctuality

Other concepts and terms

Paid Sick Leave

Panel Data

Parental Involvement in Childcare

Pareto Efficient Allocations

Pareto Improvement

Parliament of Canada

Parliamentary Accountability

Parliamentary Budget Officer

Parliamentary System of Government

Partial-coverage Program

Participation in Public Governance

Participative Policy Analysis

Path Dependency

Pay for Performance

Perfect Complements

Perfect Substitutes

Perfectly Competitive Market

Performance (in public management)

Performance Audit

Performance Budget

Performance Criteria

Performance Expectations (in public management)

Performance Indicator

Performance Measure

Performance Measurement Strategy

Performance Monitoring

Performance Reporting

Performance Story

Performance-Based Regulation

Period Costs

Periodic Inventory

Permission

Perpetual Inventory

Perpetual Inventory

Perry Preschool Project

Person with Disabilities

Philanthropy

Physical Capital

Planning-Programming-Budgeting System (PPBS)

Plans

Pluralism

Pluralist State

Policy

Policy Actor

Policy Analysis

Policy Capacity

Policy Community

Policy Consistency

Policy Convention

Policy Convergence

Policy Development

Policy Diffusion

Policy Entrepreneurs

Policy Feedback

Policy Goals

Policy Images

Policy Instrument

Policy Learning

Policy Network

Policy Outputs vs. Outcomes

Policy Reversal

Policy Statement

Policy Transfer

Policy Window

Political Culture

Political Economy of Information

Politicization

Positional Good

Positivism

Post Modernism

Post-secondary Education

Poverty

Predictability

Prescriptive Regulation

Presidential System of Government

Primus Inter Pares

Principal-Agent Problem

Prisoner’s Dilemma

Private Good

Private Member’s Bill

Privatization

Problem Definition

Problem Recognition

Problem Structuring

Procurement

Procurement Policy

Productivity in the Public Sector

Professional Program

Program

Program Activity Architecture

Program Audits

Program Evaluation

Program Logic

Project/Program Objective

Property Tax (and Assessment)

Proportionality Principle

Provider Capture

Public Accounts

Public Administration

Public Choice Model

Public Interest Group

Public Revenues

Public Sector Management

Punctuated Equilibrium

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