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November 20, 2009

Thank you to all who attended Advancing the Practice of Benefit-Cost Analysis, the second annual meeting and conference of the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (the "Society").

The feedback we received from participants indicates that the conference was successful, and we thank you for contributing to that effort!  The conference was held October 20–21 in Washington, D.C., and had over 100 registered participants who came from academia, private industry, nonprofit organizations, and government offices.

March 16, 2010

President Barack Obama's 2011 budget includes a statement on benefit-cost analysis. The statement is within the Performance and Management portion of the budget available from the White House Office of Management and Budget.

March 16, 2010

The Society has also been involved in supporting the new Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis. The Journal, with Editor-in-Chief Scott Farrow (UMBC), is now accepting submissions, with its first issue scheduled to be published in mid-2010. See the journal's flyer (242 KB PDF) for more information.

April 2, 2010

The Benefit-Cost Analysis Center at the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance now offers online access to a range of papers and other materials related to benefit-cost analysis. Papers are available for download and online comments are encouraged.

Evans School of Public Policy and Governance - Benefit-Cost Analysis Papers

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