DIMACS Workshop on Evidence-based Policy Making

December 2 - 3, 2010
Lamsade, University Paris Dauphine, France

Organizers:
Fred Roberts, Rutgers University, froberts at dimacs.rutgers.edu
Alexis Tsoukiàs, LAMSADE, tsoukias at lamsade.dauphine.fr
Presented under the auspices of the Special Focus on Algorithmic Decision Theory.

Workshop Program:

Thursday, December 2, 2010
 
 8:30 -  9:00  Registration

 9:00 -  9:30  Opening session, CNRS and UniversitÚ Paris Daup:ine representatives
 
 9:30 - 10:00  What is evident in evidence based policy making?
               Alexis TsoukiÓs, CNRS - LAMSADE

10:00 - 10:45  Measuring biodiversity
               Fred Roberts, DIMACS
 
10:45 - 11:00  Coffee Break
 
11:00 - 11:45  Incorporating Healt: Inequalities considerations in healthcare priority setting
               Alec Morton, London School of Economics

11:45 - 12:30  Ranking scientists and departments in a consistent manner
               Denis Bouyssou, CNRS - LAMSADE
 
12:30 -  2:30  Lunch
 
 2:30 -  3:30  Evidence based policy making: Some experiences from water management problems
               David Rios Insua, Royal Academy of Sciences

 3:30 -  4:00  Simulation model of "drought committees" in practice
               Olivier Barreteau, CEMAGREF
 
 4:00 -  4:30  Coffee Break
 
 4:30 -  5:30  Sustainability assessment and public participation in territorial planning
               Marta Bottero, Politecnico di Torino

 5:30 -  6:00  Decision aiding in geographical contexts
               Marc Pirlot, UniversitÚ de Mons


Friday, December 3, 2010 

 9:00 -  9:45  How to support and orient monitoring towards a learning system for the future
               Maria Franca Norese, Politecnico di Torino

 9:45 - 10:30  Implementable Social Choice Functions
               Thierry Marchant, Ghent University

10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break
 
11:00 - 11:45  Expert Judgement, Meta-Analysis and Evidence Based Policy Making
               Simon French, Manchester Business School

11:45 - 12:30  Judgment Aggregation in Abstract Argumentation
               Gabriella Pigozzi, LAMSADE
 
12:30 -  2:30  Lunch

 2:30 -  3:15  Making Policy with Sparse Evidence: When Expert Judgments Count
               Cliff Behrens, Telcordia Applied Research,

 3:15 -  4:00  Weak-Evidence Based Decision Making: Assessing Animal Health Threats for DEFRA
               Gilberto Montibeler, London School of Economics
 
 4:00 -  4:30  Coffee Break

 4:30 -  5:15  Poverty Measurement for Policy Making
               Vivien Kana, UniversitÚ d'Ouagadougou
 
 5:15 -  6:00  General Discussion

 5:30 -  6:00


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