Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that identifies a state, local, or federal policy that impacts your organization or community. Describe how forecasting can be used to implement this policy and highlight any limitations of the usage of forecasting. As part of your discussion, be sure to touch upon the following:
- Compare and contrast the different forms of forecasting used to aid decision-making when evaluating policy outcomes.
- Discuss the types of information needed to ensure forecasts are accurate.
- Analyze the relationship between forecasting, monitoring of observed policy outcomes, and normative futures in goals and agenda setting.