This Handbook deals with many aspects of public policy evaluation including methods, examples, studies, professionalism, perspectives, concepts, trends, substance, theory, applications, dispute resolution, interdisciplinary interaction and bibliographies. A rich variety of insights and alternative perspectives on systematic policy evaluation, as well as ideas and applications dealing with win-win policy evaluation are, brought together to create a unique resource in public policy evaluation.
Chapter 42: Super-Optimization: A New Approach to National Environmental Policymaking
Super-Optimization: A New Approach to National Environmental Policymaking
Many policy analysts strongly believe that the gains in environmental protection achieved during the past decade or two have come at the expense of economic growth and improved social welfare. Political conservatives often do not accept the argument that the achievement of environmental protection (or sustainable development) might bring ...