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The “Relationship Premium”: Should Cost-Benefit Analysis Include the Value of Human Connections?

ELR Article

People care enormously about what happens to those with whom they are close. Nonetheless, standard cost-benefit analyses usually measure only direct impacts on individuals, as well as sometimes the abstract preferences people have about...

A “Cost-Benefit State”? Reports of Its Birth Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

ELR Article

In a spate of recent cases (Michigan v. EPA, EME Homer City v. EPA, and Entergy Corp. v. Riverkeeper), the U.S. Supreme Court has been widely viewed as abruptly changing course in its treatment of cost-benefit...

H.r. 2134, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Well-Being Analysis vs. Cost-Benefit Analysis.

ELR Article

Every proposed law raises the question: Would its benefits outweigh its costs? To answer that question, lawmakers need a way of comparing seemingly
incommensurable things like health and buying power. The most common method is to...