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 4: Lose-Lose and Win-Win Policies
Lose-Lose and Win-Win Policies
Super-malimum alternatives to public policy problems are alternatives for which all major sides achieve worse results than their worst (malimum) expectations. These are lose-lose alternatives. Super-optimum alternatives to public policy problems are alternatives for which all major sides come out better than their best (optimum) expectations. These are win-win alternatives or solutions.
The following are 10 lose-lose policy items in the recent news:
- Democrats and Republicans have been competing to determine who can do ...