Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis

JBCA Editor Search Call for Proposals

The SBCA is seeking a new editor or team of co-editors for its flagship journal, the Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis (JBCA), to serve a three-year renewable term beginning in January 2019. For details on the Call for Proposals, please visit the editor search page. Applications are due on October 15, 2018.


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

  • “Best Estimate Selection Bias in the Value of a Statistical Life” by W. Kip Viscusi

  • “Retrospective Analyses Are Hard: A Cautionary Tale from EPA’s Air Toxics Regulations” by Art Fraas and Alex Egorenkov

  • “Retrospective Analysis of U.S. Federal Environmental Regulation” by Richard Morgenstern

  • “Examining the perceptions and effects of survey consequentiality across population subgroups” by O. Ashton Morgan, William L. Huth, and Paul Hindsley

  • “A benefit-cost analysis of a red drum stock enhancement program in South Carolina” by R. J. Rhodes, J. C. Whitehead, T. I. J. Smith, and M. R. Denson

  • “Cost-Benefit and Fiscal Impact Analysis of Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit (OHPTC)” by Tatyana Guzman

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