Save the Date: SBCA 2016 Conference

June 15, 2015

The Eighth Annual SBCA Conference and Meeting will take place March 17-18, 2016, with pre-conference professional development workshops offered on Wednesday, March 16. The conference will be held at the George Washington University Marvin Center in Washington, DC. More information to follow soon. 

Submit an Abstract for the WEAI Conference (due July 8)

June 3, 2015

SBCA is participating as an allied society in the Western Economic Association International Conference in Singapore, from January 7-10, 2016. If you are interested in presenting, please send an abstract to the SBCA Executive Director by July 8. Submissions must include contact information for the presenter and any co-authors, a title of 60 characters or fewer, a brief abstract of 350 words or fewer, and one related JEL code. Society members interested in attending the conference may register at the WEAI member rate.

SBCA 2015 Conference Keynote Video Now Available

April 22, 2015

Video of the keynote address by SBCA President W. Kip Viscusi of Vanderbilt University is now available on YouTube. The address is on the topic of "Pricing Lives for Government and Corporate Risk Decisions."

Submit an Abstract for the SRA Annual Meeting (due May 8)

April 8, 2015

SBCA is again co-sponsoring symposia with the SRA's Economics and Benefits Analysis Specialty Group (EBASG) at the 2015 SRA Annual Meeting, December 6 -10, 2015. EBASG focuses on the use of economic analyses to support risk-management decisions. Our goals include encouraging better integration between risk assessors, economists, and others involved in risk-management decisions. If you are interested in submitting a symposium or an individual paper with SBCA sponsorship, contact SBCA Past President, Lisa Robinson, or Secretary, Elisabeth Gilmore, by May 8 and before submitting to the SRA. For more information about the meeting and the abstract requirements, download SRA’s call for papers.

A Landmark Issue of the Journal of Cost-Benefit Analysis

April 22, 2015

Editors Glenn C. Blomquist and William H. Hoyt along with the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis are delighted to announce the publication of the first issue of Volume 6 (2015) of the Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis

This issue contains a collection of invited articles and represents the inaugural issue of the new publishing partnership with Cambridge University Press. The full issue is available online here, and will be free for all to access through 2015.