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Policy Rules and Incorporating Scientific Input

Haller & Gerrie (2007) argued that "Decisions must be made and not postponed until absolute scientific consensus has been reached, and thus, scientific input to contentious policy debates must be solicited in the here and now." (p. 143). Discuss how public policy makers can incorporate scientific input into their strategy to insure policies reflect the best thinking available and policies have a high probability to resolve problems addressed. please provide two references

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Public policymakers can best incorporate scientific input into their strategy to ensure that policies reflect the best thinking available by first carefully analyzing the public policy situation that they are trying to resolve in order to gain keen insight into what the crucial questions to be answered are in resolving the issue, or making the most pertinent decision. ...

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