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Bogus modelling discredits evidence based policy

Kay, John (2012) Bogus modelling discredits evidence based policy. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (11 Apr 2012). Blog Entry.

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John Kay argues that many of the models used to assess and quantify real life projects are bogus. They are based on the assumption of complete and perfect information, but a model can never be a true representation of the world and nor should we expect it to be. The skill of a policy analyst is in identifying the models and evidence that are relevant.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 24 May 2012 09:44
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2020 23:21

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