Authors: Merieleen Engtipi
Reasoning why and how a decision maker chooses to take certain decisions from a given set of alternatives, it is essential to understand the determinants behind the decision making process. This paper is an attempt to examine the decisionmaking model of Trump concerning the withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord. The paper analyses the decision making process and model of Trump, with an analysis of its departure from Paris agreement. It is divided into three parts; firstly, will look into the determinants of foreign policy decision-making process; secondly, the rational actor model and its alternative bounded rationality; and lastly, Paris withdrawal and bounded rationality.
Keywords: Bounded Rationality, Decision Making, Foreign Policy, Paris Agreement, Rational Actor Model