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Public Policy in an Uncertain World

Analysis and Decisions

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HARDCOVER

$48.00 • £38.95 • €43.00

ISBN 9780674066892

Publication Date: 02/18/2013

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224 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 graph, 3 tables

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To academic readers steeped in [economics and decision theory], [Manski’s] account is likely to be of some interest. It includes many useful and important insights (for example, the distinctions among policies based on the principles of ‘maximin,’ ‘minimax,’ and ‘adaptive mini-max’ regret) that have substantial implications for real-world policy.—Brian Baird, Science

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