European Conference 2021

SBCA held its 2021 European Conference virtually October 19-20, 2021. The aim of the conference was 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. 

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Conference Host: Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, VTI


  • John Hassler (Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University): “Cost-Benefit Integrated Assessment Models”
  • Jason Shogren (University of Wyoming): “Are Thoughts and Prayers Substitutes for Material Aid?” 

Scientific Committee:

  • Henrik Andersson, TSE, Chair
  • Johanna Jussila Hammes, VTI, Organizer, local chair
  • Glenn Blomquist, University of Kentucky
  • Susan Chilton, Newcastle University
  • Joe Devlin, Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • Jonas Eliasson, Swedish Transport Administration
  • Massimo Florio, University of Milan
  • Ben Groom, Exter University
  • Yana Jin, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Gunnar Kohlin, University of Gothenburg
  • Phoebe Koundouri, Athens University of Economics and Business
  • Bengt Kriström, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
  • Anil Markandya, Basque Centre for Climate Change
  • Jerome Massiani, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia
  • Emile Quinet, PSE
  • Christoph Rheinberger, European Chemicals Agency
  • Lisa Robinson, Harvard University
  • Knut Einar Rosendahl, Oslo University
  • Milan Ščasný, Charles University
  • Thomas Sterner, University of Gothenburg
  • Mikael Svensson, University of Gothenburg
  • Craig Thornton, Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis
  • Nicolas Treich, TSE
  • Erik Verhoef, VU Amsterdam
  • Witold Willak, European Commission (Unit DG.REGIO.F.1)
  • Ewa Zawojska, Uniwersytet Warszawski