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The implementation of complex social policy: Institutional layering and unintended consequences in the National Disability Scheme

Nevile,; Malbon, E; Kay, Adrian; Carey, Gemma


In this article, we identify the unfolding unintended consequences which flow from one instance of policy layering in Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). We show how use of a causal diagram, which highlights feedback loops and emergent properties, to map complex chains of causal factors can assist policy scholars and policy practitioners to understand the likely direction of change and possible responses. In the case of Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme, our...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Public Administration
DOI: 10.1111/1467-8500.12380


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