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SBCA European Webinar - October 14, 2020

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Allied Social Sciences Association Annual Meeting - January 4-6, 2021, Atlanta, GA

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On Balance Blog

On Balance: We Need a Proper Analysis of the Economic Costs of Social Distancing and Other COVID-19 Containment Measures

May 1, 2020

By: Ross Guest

Economic management in Australia has effectively been outsourced to health experts. Political and business leaders are deferring exclusively to public health advice about how to contain the COVID-19 virus with no serious public discussion of the economic costs.

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SBCA European Conference

Registration Now Open

The in-person SBCA European Conference has been canceled for this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the keynote speakers have agreed to share their thoughts in an online event to be held October 14th.

Here are a few preliminary details including the tentative titles of the talks:

  • Jason Shogren (University of Wyoming): Challenges of social distancing, how did the assumptions made in March turn out in retrospective? Uncertainty in CBA, advice to real policy-making and the CBA.
  • John Hassler ( Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University): Perspectives on the covid-19 pandemic and cost benefit analysis
  • Christian Gollier (Toulouse School of Economics) : Comments on both keynotes

Register for the event today.

Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis

Volume 11 - Issue 1 of the JBCA Spring 2020

The spring 2020 edition of the Journal presents a collection of seven papers addressing the role of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs(OIRA) ...

Volume 10- Issue 3 - of the JBCA Fall 2019

The fall edition of the Journal includes an invited essay by Alain Enthoven (2019) of Stanford University, who helps us understand the beginning and growth...

Volume 10 - Issue 2 of the JBCA Summer 2019

The spring edition of the journal is a Special Issue - Benefit-Cost Analysis in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Methods and Case Studies


May 2020 SBCA Newsletter

SBCA News and Updates

Covid-19 BCA Resources

SBCA is currently dedicated to providing the latest and most informative information on COVID-19 Policy Benefit-Cost Resources.

Research Opportunity

Resources for the Future (RFF) is soliciting research proposals that pursue creative new ideas for measuring actual, realized costs and benefits of federal environmental regulations.

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