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  • ISSN: 2194-5888 (Print), 2152-2812 (Online)
  • Editors: Thomas J. Kniesner Claremont Graduate University, USA , Henrik Andersson Toulouse School of Economics, France , Lynn A. Karoly RAND Corporation, USA and Amanda Ross University of Alabama, USA
  • Editorial board
JBCA is the only journal devoted exclusively to benefit-cost analysis, the leading evidence-based analytical method for determining if the consequences of specific public actions make society better off overall. JBCA publishes theory, empirical analyses, case studies, and techniques. Applications include social programs related to education, crime, health, poverty, labor and housing as well as regulations and projects related to the environment, natural resources, transportation, safety, and security. The interdisciplinary nature, with contributors from a wide range of disciplines and areas of public policy, is unique. JBCA’s mission is to expand the use of serious, state-of-the art BCA by individuals and groups who make public policy decisions, those who advise, and those who implement the projects, programs, and policies. By serving as a bridge, the JBCA serves an important role that few other journals provide.

News

 JBCA has just introduced a rapid-publication accepted manuscripts workflow for COVID-19-related papers.

View the COVID-19-related accepted manuscripts here.


Article of the Month

Firstly, we hope you're staying well in these difficult and challenging times. We wanted to respond to requests for content with policy insights, Editor Tom Kniesner has therefore selected four articles relevant to the current policy debates. These four studies offer very useful advice about how to conduct or assess benefit-cost analyses related to COVID-19.

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