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Title: Application of benefit-cost analysis (BCA) to evaluate environmental regulations
Authors: Xu, Y
Chan, EHW 
Qian, QK
Issue Date: 2011
Source: Proceedings of the CRIOCM 2011 - 16th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, Chongqing, China, 23-25 September 2011, p. 135-141
Abstract: Based on extensive review of the literature, this paper tries to generalize the application of BCA in environmental regulations. Specifically, this study talks about the practice of Benefit-cost analysis (BCA) in governments of such developed countries as USA, UK and EU, steps to conduct BCA in policy-making, strengths and limitations of its application in policy area. Evaluation of non-market impacts and social discount rate, are thoroughly discussed. Some suggestions are summarized for better application of BCA in regulatory choice.
Keywords: Benefit-cost analysis (BCA)
ISBN: 978-962-367-721-9
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