Prescription in Policy Analysis The method of prescription enables the transformation of information about expected policy outcomes into information…

Debate It: Take a position for or against the following statement: Rational choice is not possible in developing public policy. Discuss how different types of rationality are related to different criteria for prescription. Provide at least two reasons and two examples to support your response.

“Prescribing Preferred Policies” Please respond to the following:

  • Explain two of the six criteria for policy prescription, (a) effectiveness, (b) efficiency, (c) adequacy, (d) equity, (e) responsiveness, and (f) appropriateness. Then, describe a real (current or past) public policy issue and select which of the two criteria you believe would be the most beneficial to use in deciding a policy. Provide at least two reasons for your selection.