Cover: David Novick: a leader, an innovator, a character

David Novick: a leader, an innovator, a character

Published 1993

by Michael N. Beltramo

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David Novick, who made impressive contributions to the way our society approaches (or should approach) the allocation of public resources, was not fully acknowledged nor appreciated during his lifetime. Although he is widely recognized for fathering two prominent children while at RAND (cost analysis and the Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System) and for performing important work before and after his time at RAND, the entirety of his career is much greater than its parts. This paper takes a closer look at some of the man's highlights that will underscore the mark he made on our society.

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