Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis

The Spring 2018 issue of the JBCA is now available. The issue includes the following:

  • “Valuing Ecological Improvements in the Chesapeake Bay and the Importance of Ancillary Benefits” by Chris Moore, Dennis Guignet, Chris Dockins, Kelly B. Maguire and Nathalie B. Simon

  • “Environmental Benefit-Cost Analysis and the National Accounts” by Nicholas Z. Muller

  • “Welfare Analysis: Bridging the Partial and General Equilibrium Divide for Policy Analysis” by Scott Farrow and Adam Rose

  • “Application of BCA in Europe – Experiences and Challenges” by Henrik Andersson (Free Access)

  • “Environmental Valuation and Benefit-Cost Analysis in U.K. Policy” by Giles Atkinson, Ben Groom, Nicholas Hanley and Susana Mourato

  • “Economic Analysis and Investment Priorities in Sweden’s Transport Sector” by Henrik Andersson, Lars Hultkrantz, Gunnar Lindberg and Jan-Eric Nilsson

  • “Cost-Benefit Analysis and European Union Cohesion Policy: Economic Versus Financial Returns in Investment Project Appraisal” by Massimo Florio, Valentina Morretta and Witold Willak

  • “Benefit-Cost Analysis in EU Chemicals Legislation: Experiences from over 100 REACH Applications for Authorisation” by Stavros Georgiou, Christoph M. Rheinberger and Matti Vainio

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