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or pol·i·cy-mak·ing  (pŏl′ĭ-sē-mā′kĭng)
High-level development of policy, especially official government policy.
Of, relating to, or involving the making of high-level policy: policymaking committees; policymaking decisions.

pol′i·cy·mak′er n.


1. (Commerce) another name for policy adviser
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) another name for policy adviser
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In this model, the policymaker faces a tradeoff between inflation and unemployment in the form of an expectations-augmented Phillips curve.
Researchers use models of the economy as 'economic laboratories' in which the policymaker is exposed to some well-specified form of uncertainty.
The reason is that monetary policy is not a game between the central bank and "nature," but is best characterized as a game between the central bank and private agents, or a game between the central bank and another policymaker.
If a policymaker finds himself dealing with a situation in which every item on the checklist seems present," he writes, "it is probably time for the kind of crisis that wonderfully concentrates the mind.
Those unrelated changes, however, could produce higher average scores for the school, leading the policymaker to see an apparent improvement and attribute that improvement to the intervention.