The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis is currently finalizing the schedule for sessions and keynote presentations.  Check back here in February for a listing of session titles and featured speakers. View the latest Preliminary Agenda!

If you are planning on attending the 2019 Annual Conference & Meeting, make sure to register by February 15, 2019 to receive the Early Registration rates. Register here!

Pre-Conference Professional Development Workshops

A Voice Crying in the Wilderness? Techniques for Promoting the Use of Evidence and BCA Results to Policymakers; Steven Lize, The Pew Charitable Trusts 

Using Meta-Analysis to Support Benefit-Cost Analysis and Evidence-Based Policymaking; Michael Hirsch, Washington State Institute for Public Policy 

Putting Benefit-Cost Analysis into Practice: Creating a Criminal Justice BCA Model; Michael Wilson, MWConsulting 

Deregulatory Benefit-Cost Analysis; Jennifer Baxter, Industrial Economics, Inc 

Just Added:

Introduction to Regulatory Impact Assessment; Lisa Robinson, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Center for Health Decision Science and Center for Risk Analysis) 

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Conference Announcements:

Dean Jamison, Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Francisco

Closing plenary by Dean Jamison, who has led major efforts to evaluate investments and set priorities in global health, including the Lancet Commission on Investing in Health and the Disease Control Priorities project.

Cass Sunstein, Robert Walmsley University Professor, Harvard

Cass Sunstein will be a keynote speaker during SBCA’s 11th Annual Conference & Meeting. From 2009 to 2012, he was Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. He is the founder and director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy at Harvard Law School.

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