Which Policy First? A Network-Centric Approach for the Analysis and Ranking of Policy Measures

  title={Which Policy First? A Network-Centric Approach for the Analysis and Ranking of Policy Measures},
  author={Araz Taeihagh and Moshe Givoni and Ren{\'e} Ba{\~n}ares-Alc{\'a}ntara},
  journal={Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design},
  pages={595 - 616}
In addressing various policy problems, deciding which policy measure to start with given the range of measures available is challenging and essentially involves a process of ranking the alternatives, commonly done using multicriteria decision analysis (MCDA) techniques. In this paper a new methodology for analysis and ranking of policy measures is introduced which combines network analysis and MCDA tools. This methodology not only considers the internal properties of the measures but also their… 

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