The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis, currently housed at the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, is an international organization dedicated to the advancement, encouragement, and exchange of ideas, research, and other activities related to the subjects below:

  • Benefit-Cost Analysis
  • Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
  • Risk-Benefit Analysis
  • Applied Welfare Economic Analysis
  • Damage Assessments

Also included is the intersection with other disciplines such as economics, law, engineering, policy, decision sciences, and natural sciences. Activities of the Society include presenting an annual conference, producing the acclaimed Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, furthering a multi-year effort to outline overall principles and standards for benefit-cost analysis, and continuously expanding an international community of scholars and practitioners spanning academia, nonprofit organizations, and government.

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