Environmental Economics

EPA's Use of Benefit-Cost Analysis: 1981-1986

This report describes the contributions that benefit-cost analysis has made to EPA's regulatory process, the various statutory provisions that affect EPA's use of these analyses in regulatory decision making, and how EPA is working to improve future benefit-cost analyses. Includes executive summaries of 15 benefit-cost analyses discussed in the report.

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    2. Cost-Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis
    3. Cost and Economic Impacts Analysis
    2. Cost-Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis - Major Programs and Media
    2. Cost-Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis - Surveys and Critiques
    3. Costs and Economic Impact Analysis - Economic Impacts
    3. Costs and Economic Impact Analysis - Surveys and Critiques
    Environmental Media:
    a. Air
    b. Water
    c. Land
    d. Chemicals
    Authors:
    Environmental Protection Agency
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Luken, Ralph
    Geographic Area:
    United States
    Study Purpose:
    Methodology Development & Evaluation, Policy Evaluation
    Inventory Record #: EE-0222
  • Participating Organizations

    Research Organization:

    Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation, Economic Studies BranchAddress: 401 M Street SW
    City: Washington State: DC ZIP: 20460
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
  • Report Details
    Type:
    Final
    Date:
    08/01/1987
    Number of Pages:
    114
    Comment:
    EPA #:
    EPA-230-05-87-028
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    Date Linked: 05/28/2009