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Multiattribute Evaluation

Multiattribute Evaluation

96 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
As budgets tighten and costs increase, it is becoming even more necessary that workable social programmes are shown to be worthy of support. This book presents one approach to evaluation -- multiattribute utility technology -- which stresses that evaluations should be comparative, and that all the different constituencies served by a programme and its different goals have to be kept in mind.

Ward Edwards

Psychologist Ward Edwards, a former faculty member in USC College’s department of psychology and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Daniel J. Epstein department of industrial and systems engineering, died Feb. 1, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 77.Edwards was an internationally known authority on statistical decision analysis and behavioral decision research, a field he pioneered.Edwards retired from USC in 1995, after a career that included teaching at Harvard, Johns Hopkins and the University of Michigan.At USC, he served as director of the Social Science Research Institute from 1973 to 1995, and was a professor... More About Author

J . Robert Newman

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