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Benefit-Cost Analysis in Environmental, Health, and Safety Regulation

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  • Robert W. Hahn

    (American Enterprise Institute)

  • Richard L. Schmalensee
  • Roger Noll
  • Robert Stavins
  • Lester B. Lave
  • George C. Eads
  • Milton Russell
  • V. Kerry Smith
  • Maureen L. Cropper
  • Paul R. Portney
  • Kenneth J. Arrow

Abstract

This primer highlightsboth the strengths and the limitations of benefit-cost analysis in the development, design, and implementation of regulatory reform.

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  • Robert W. Hahn & Richard L. Schmalensee & Roger Noll & Robert Stavins & Lester B. Lave & George C. Eads & Milton Russell & V. Kerry Smith & Maureen L. Cropper & Paul R. Portney & Kenneth J. Arrow, 1996. "Benefit-Cost Analysis in Environmental, Health, and Safety Regulation," Books, American Enterprise Institute, number 51790.
  • Handle: RePEc:aei:rpbook:51790
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    Keywords

    Health care policy; Environment; Regulation; regulatory reform; economists;

    JEL classification:

    • Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics

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