Cover: Responsible Policy Modeling

Responsible Policy Modeling

Published 1993

by Warren Walker

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This Paper presents the author's view of the role of the modeler and policy analyst vis-a-vis the decisionmaker in a policy analysis study. It then discusses the tenets of good practice that should guide the modeler/analyst in carrying out this role. Good practice in each stage of a policy study is summarized, and a strategy for encouraging responsible modeling is proposed. The Paper will appear as a chapter in a book on ethics in modeling.

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