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October 25, 2006    DOL Home > OASP > Mission Statement   

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy (OASP)

OASP's Mission

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy (OASP) provides advice and assistance to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary in a number of areas, including policy development, regulations, program implementation, program evaluations, research, budget and performance analysis, and legislation.

OASP also provides analytical support to the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, and Policy Planning Board with respect to policy issues and trends which require economic analyses or other expertise, including analysis of issues in the macroeconomic and microeconomic policy areas and preparing recommendations and analyses with respect to long- and short-term economic trends; preparation of economic studies and analyses related to the formulation of policy; and economic analyses relating to economic impact of Departmental policies, regulations, and programs on general administration policy within the United States.

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