Posted 25/10/2013 by Luke Buckmaster
|Making decisions about complex public policy issues inevitably involves the assistance of experts. On occasion, however, experts in a given area disagree in their judgements.
In such cases, how can non-experts go about deciding which experts to believe?
Expert disagreement is one of the issues addressed in a recent Parliamentary Library research paper, Expertise and public policy: a conceptual guide.
As noted in the paper, expert disagreement poses a problem because by definition non-experts ... Read more...|