Technical Expertise and Public Decisions

Abstract

Expert advice has immense value for resolving complex problems, yet we who live in liberal democracies equally value broad participation in making public decisions. There is a direct tension between these values that grows as we strive to systematize and increase the efficacy of public decision making. The result is that experts often feel misunderstood… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/MTAS.1997.584643

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@article{Andrews1997TechnicalEA, title={Technical Expertise and Public Decisions}, author={Clinton J. Andrews}, journal={IEEE Technology and Society Magazine}, year={1997}, volume={16}, pages={2-3} }