Some Shortcomings of Existing Methods and Lessons for the Future

The rice case study illustrates the power of the priority setting tools described above. Fairly simple economic concepts led to a dramatic result: the decision to focus resources on a relatively small range of programs with high potential payoffs. Other studies show that the same techniques can be used in a wide range of research organizations at the local, national, and international level. Still, the priority-setting techniques currently in use are limited. On some issues, they offer little guidance. The sections that follow lay out a few areas in which the priority-setting literature seems inadequate.

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