Part 1 Economic policy: the "big tradeoff" - fundamental law or "red herring?", Robert Haveman; women and children in poverty - a policy analysis, Sue Campbell Clarck. Part 2 Technology policy: airport location, the USSR, and super-optimum solutions, O.I. Larichev et al; optimum budget allocation for alternative energy development in Japan, Akiko Yumoto. Part 3 Social policy: abortion, birth control, and public policy, Rhonda Peek, Mark Koening; the drug war - there has to be a better way, Patrick Walls. Part 4 Political policy: improving productivity in the civil service through the SOS approach, King Chow; the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - a social and political solution, Gideaon Doron. Part 5 Legal policy: super-optimum mediation, John W. Cooley; illegal searches - history and alternatives, Kevin Young Joon Pak. Part 6 Developmental policy: super-optimum solutions in developmental policy, King W. Chow; urban, regional, and national development in China, Tong Dao-Chi; super-optimizing analysis and constitutional reform, Sebastian Saiegh.