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  • Christopher Robert


The Methodology of Normative Policy Analysis. Christopher Robert, Richard Zeckhauser, December 31, 2010, Paper. "Policy analyses frequently clash. Their disagreements stem from many sources, including models, empirical estimates, and values such as who should have standing and how different criteria should be weighted. We provide a simple taxonomy of disagreement, identifying distinct categories within both the positive and values domains of normative policy analysis. Using disagreements in climate policy to illustrate, we demonstrate how illuminating the structure of disagreement helps to clarify the way..." Link