Policy made on the fly is likely to flop

Click here to read my latest article, published by The Conversation. It's on best practice policy making and discusses some recent duds. Here's a peek:

"The exacting set of processes suggested by the policy cycle does not guarantee perfect governing, but as Bridgman and Davis state, it does reduce the chance of “howling errors”, such as a revenue raising tax that fails to raise revenue and destabilises a government already under attack."