SBCA workshop faculty include world-class authorities from the field of benefit-cost analysis. To enhance the online learning experience, each workshop will be spread over multiple days and provide opportunities for direct engagement with faculty.
- September 17: Benefit-Cost Analysis for Beginners
- October 13 & 14: CBA for U.S. Regulatory Impact Statements (co-sponsored by the Society for Risk Analysis Economics and Benefits Analysis Specialty Group)
On Balance Blog
Measuring Social Welfare
By Matthew Adler, Duke University
Measuring Social Welfare: An Introduction (Oxford University Press 2019) is an overview of the social welfare function (SWF) framework for policy analysis. The book covers the underlying theory of SWFs in some detail, here drawing upon both welfare economics and the philosophical literature on well-being and distributive justice. Measuring Social Welfare also demonstrates how SWFs can be used as a practical policymaking tool. Read more
2021 SBCA Outstanding Dissertation Award
The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis is pleased to announce that its outstanding dissertation award for 2021 goes to Gabriel Englander from the University of California, Berkeley’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Learn more
Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis
The issue highlights the breadth of timely topics covered by BCA as well as the international reach of the BCA approach to policy evaluation.
The issue contains selected papers from the First European Meeting of the SBCA plus other papers on key BCA topics.
This issue features seven articles with specific and timely policies suggestions for the incoming Presidential administration in the U.S.
SBCA Member Benefits
Significant discounts on the SBCA Annual Conference registration.
Connection to the pre-eminent, global community of benefit-cost practitioners, advocates, and academics.
A complimentary subscription to the Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis.
Access to a growing supply of members-only programs and benefits.
Support of the only organization dedicated entirely to the practice and advancement of benefit-cost analysis.