European Conference 2023: Abstracts Accepted Through June 12, 2023

SBCA will hold its 2023 European Conference September 11-12, 2023, at the Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods (DEMM), Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy. The aim of the conference is to promote and improve the theory and application of the tools of benefit-cost analysis, that is, to have both a research and policy focus and to provide a forum for scientific exchange. Abstracts are being accepted through June 12, 2023. Learn more>>


OMB Circulars No. A-4 and A-94: Deadline for Comments Extended to June 20, 2023

The deadline for comments on the proposed revisions to OMB Circular No. A-4: Regulatory Analysis is Tuesday, June 6, 2023. The proposed Circular is available at, and the preamble to the proposed Circular is available at Please submit comments at All comments received will be posted to, so commenters should not include information that they do not wish to be posted (e.g., personal or confidential business information). Comments on proposed revisions to Circular A-94 are also due the same day. Comments on Circular A-94 can be submitted at

 The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) works to improve the theory and practice of benefit-cost analysis and support evidence-based policy decisions. SBCA's global membership includes scholars and practitioners from government, academia, nonprofits and private industry, representing a variety of disciplines, such as economics, law, engineering, public policy, decision science and natural science. SBCA addresses a wide range of policy areas: criminal justice, education, energy, environmental quality, homeland security, poverty, public health, transportation and many others. Society members work with a broad set of methods, including benefit-cost analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, risk-benefit analysis, applied welfare economic analysis and damage assessments.