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Call for Submissions - 2016 Conference and Workshops

August 21, 2015

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is now accepting abstracts and workshop proposals for participation in our 2016 annual conference on Improving the Theory and Practice of Benefit-Cost Analysis. The SBCA is an international group of practitioners, academics and others who are working to improve the theory and application of the tools of benefit cost analysis (BCA). We welcome submissions that support the use of such analysis to promote evidence based decision making.

An Interview with the JBCA Editors

June 17, 2015

Do you want to learn more about the Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis (JBCA) and its Editors' plans for the coming year?

Cambridge University Press, the new publishers of the JBCA, are featuring an interview with Editors Glenn Blomquist and Bill Hoyt on their blog. Read more here and explore the inaugural Cambridge Press issue for free through 2015.

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."

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