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International Studies Papers: Policy Papers

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Policy Papers in the Martin Institute | International Studies

As the name implies, these are documents designed to suggest policy options for a current problem/issue

Historical analyses, case studies, and the like are better suited as research papers, as the entire point of a policy paper is to convince policymakers that your idea is worth pursuing.