Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


or pol·i·cy-mak·ing  (pŏl′ĭ-sē-mā′kĭng)
High-level development of policy, especially official government policy.
Of, relating to, or involving the making of high-level policy: policymaking committees; policymaking decisions.

pol′i·cy·mak′er n.


1. (Commerce) another name for policy adviser
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) another name for policy adviser
References in periodicals archive ?
Those unrelated changes, however, could produce higher average scores for the school, leading the policymaker to see an apparent improvement and attribute that improvement to the intervention.
In the same vein, if your policymaker is a former business owner, then you will know to structure your position as one of economic benefit to the business community.
4 Find out what your state law says about health and sexuality education and then work with a local policymaker to ensure that abstinence-only-until-marriage grantees in your community are in compliance.
A eurozone government policymaker responded that EU leaders had been clear that debt restructuring was "not on the table.
Martin Larsson, System Administrator for Ongame e-solutions AB, stated that, "We have now deployed PolicyMaker Application Security to 350 desktops and are more than satisfied
DesktopStandard Corporation has debuted its Software Development Kit for extending its PolicyMaker and ProfileMaker products.
A series of several rounds of policymaker review of the draft minutes begins during the week after the meeting.
The National Institute for the Prevention of Workplace Violence, based in Lake Forest, California, has launched the Ultimate Workplace Violence Policymaker Software, a tool that allows firms to create a comprehensive workplace violence prevention policy.
1 pan-regional business magazine in the Americas, hailed Economy Minister of Argentina Roberto Lavagna as the Most Innovative Policymaker.
In this model, the policymaker faces a tradeoff between inflation and unemployment in the form of an expectations-augmented Phillips curve.
If a policymaker finds himself dealing with a situation in which every item on the checklist seems present," he writes, "it is probably time for the kind of crisis that wonderfully concentrates the mind.
Summary: PARIS - European Central Bank policymaker Axel Weber warned global central bankers on Friday that economic imbalances could worsen faster than first expected to pre-crisis levels and urged the G-20 to push ahead with tackling them.