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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
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However, so far there has been little work on whether restricting credit is an appropriate policy response to a potential bubble, and if so what type of regulations would be most effective if a policymaker wanted to act against a bubble.
(9) While far from exhausting all the possible avenues of contact between lobbying firms and policymakers, these numbers suggest that lobbying firms may do rather more than make introductions between their clients and their policymaker contacts.
A policymaker with the South African central bank has said that policymakers at the bank are wary of cutting rates.
One 'policymaker' has often said, 'drugs are destroying my country.' It is very doubtful if he had looked at the problem with any degree of thoroughness.
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.
We are now asking governments to study this report and engage with the business community in order to craft clear, transparent and coherent policies that will deliver their intended results." The industry leader's recommendations will now be shared with WEC's ministerial and policymaker community with joint recommendations for a more sustainable energy system to be presented at the 2013 World Energy Congress in South Korea.
He said MICS indicators also helped policymakers improve human index of society.
through its operating subsidiary Duos Technologies, Inc., a provider of intelligent security and analytical technology solutions, joined other railroad industry leaders and experts in presenting their solutions to policymakers at both RailxTech 2019 and the 2019 Railroad Day on Capitol Hill.
A Critical Analysis of Basic Income Experiments for Researchers, Policymakers, and Citizens will be launched at 5.30pm at the university's bookstore at Education City campus.
Georgetown University in Qatar announces an upcoming Book Launch event for Associate Professor Karl Widerquist's book, A Critical Analysis of Basic Income Experiments for Researchers, Policymakers, and Citizens on April 9, 2019.
Student-level characteristics, such as gender and race, also have important correlations with college completion rates, and while policymakers cannot influence a student's gender or race, presumably they could influence the disparities in outcomes by gender and race.
Policymakers need to remain agile in their approach to policies and not be too rigid in their own ways in neglecting changes in the environment, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).