Timothy Persons, Government Accountability Office (Part 1)

July 20, 2021   Matthew Chervenak

  • Congressional Reform
  • Video
  • 0:14 – Background
  • 2:49 – What is your role at GAO?
  • 5:19 – What type of deliverables are given to the Congress that help answer some of their questions?
  • 12:09 – What does the information GAO gives Congress help them to do? What type of information is it?
  • 14:46 – How do you approach building your model for foresight?
  • 18:38 – The causal chain approach given in reports
  • 20:06 – Do you think through the unintended consequences from a technological view?
  • 20:56 – Could the GAO team look on a bill-to-bill basis and look at unintended consequences on a causal chain?
  • 24:24 – How could Congress score bills? What factors could be used to score?
    [End of Part 1]