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Centre for Public Policy and Management (CPPM) 2005f
The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Business School, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen Scotland AB10 7QE, United Kingdom
tel:44-122 426 3111 fax:44-122 426 3434

Organizational Status: University-affiliated institute, founded in 1995.

General Description: CPPM, affiliated with the Robert Gordon University, is a multi-disciplinary research center, undertaking research and consultancy in Scottish and European public policy. CPPM conducts applied policy research in a wide range of fields, relating not only to the public sector but to voluntary, nonprofit, and commercial agencies carrying out similar patterns of work. CPPM's research is determined by its relevance to policy, and subjects are raised by local and national government agencies according to their needs. The role of CPPM is (1) policy analysis, understood both as the analysis of policy and analysis for policy; (2) research concerned with public policy; and (3) research applied to practical problems. Staff members attached to CPPM have backgrounds in policy analysis, social administration, management, planning, law, economics, and social research.

Annual Budget:

Staff: 9 (8 research, 1 administrative/support), 1 visiting

Executive Officers:
Prof. SPICKER, Paul (Director)
Ms. MORRIS, Sue (Depute Director)

(As of November, 2004)

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