Sensitivity analysis and policy studies. Part 1 Goal-achieving means - incentives and privatization: toward a contingency theory of incentives for pollution abatement and for business development, Elaine Sharpe; the privatization of politics, Richard Hula and Elizabeth Lyons. Part 2 The policy process - formation, implementation and accountability: the management of presidential policy - a view from the office of the Chief Executive, Ralph Bledsoe; public policy implementation - evolution of the field and agenda for future research, James Lester et al; the politics of governmental rulemaking - questions of accountability, Stephen L. Percy. Part 3 Policy analysis methods: energy programme evaluation using P/Gper cent decision-aiding software, Thomas Stanton; two super-optimum solutions in a cutback mode, Robert Golembiewski; professionalizing public policy analysis, Michael Aguirre; the role of heuristic thinking in policy analysis, Rebecca Hendrick. Part 4 The ethics of policy analysis: ethics in policy analysis and in public decision: a framework and an empirical inquiry, William T. Bluhm; studying public policy-making as if we mattered, David V. Edwards; arriving at super-optimum solutions, Stuart S. Nagel.