For the decades before and after the turn of the century, I served as adjunct faculty in public policy for Cornell University’s Washington Program during which third-year undergraduates got a taste of policy as interns on Capitol Hill or in the
Look up the word “dilettante” and you are apt to find definitions such as “an amateur, often one who pretends to be very knowledgeable.” Synonyms include nonprofessional, nonspecialist, and layperson. These would appear in contrast to “disciplinarian,” which refers (not in the punitive sense) t
What’s the difference between “structural change” and “short-term adjustment”? Apparently, it’s the result of institutionalizing a policy that had been left to individual discretion.