Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis

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

  • "Differential and Distributional Effects of Energy Efficiency Surveys: Evidence from Electricity Consumption" by Thomas J. Kniesner, Galib Rustamov (Free to view)

  • “The Income Elasticity of Global Values of a Statistical Life: Stated Preference Evidence" by Clayton J. Masterman, W. Kip Viscusi (Free to view)

  • “Can Analysis of Policy Decisions Spur Participation?" by Stuart Shapiro

  • “Benefits and Costs of Regulating and Restricting Chemicals: The European Union’s REACH System and Its Effects on the Austrian Economy" by Michael Getzner, Denise Schulz-Zak

  • “A Retrospective and Commentary on FDA’s Bar Code Rule" by Aaron Kearsely, Nellie Lew, Clark Nardinelli

JBCA Special Issue, Fall 2018 Supplement

  • “Valuing Changes in Time Use in Low- and Middle-Income Countries” by Dale Whittington and Joseph Cook (free to view)

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