Society for Policy Modeling(SPM)

"The Society for Policy Modeling is a permanent study group of scholars and researchers from universities, research institutions and international organizations promoting the application of analytical tools to national and international policy questions. A main purpose of the Society is to channel research efforts from all disciplines into an integrated study of global problems and policy issues using quantitative tools of analysis in a formal modeling framework." They sponsor the journal "Policy Modeling" and sessions at the ASSA.