November 2015
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Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis - New Issue Coming Soon

Volume 6, Issue 3 (Fall 2015) is coming in December. It will be a special issue on Benefit-Cost Analysis of Prevention and Intervention Programs for Youth and Young Adults guest edited by Margaret Kuklinski (University of Washington). 

Articles will include:
  • "Benefit-Cost Analysis of Prevention and Intervention Programs for Youth and Young Adults: Introduction to the Special Issue" by Margaret Kuklinksi
  • “Considering Valuation of Non-Cognitive Skills in Benefit-Cost Analysis of Programs for Children” by Damon Jones, Lynn Karoly, Daniel Crowley, and Mark Greenberg  
  • “The Economic Value of Social and Emotional Learning” by Clive Belfield, Brooks Bowden, Alli Klapp, Henry Levin, Robert Shand, and Sabine Zander.
  • “Cost Analysis of a School-Based Social and Emotional Learning and Literacy Intervention” by Katherine Long, Joshua L. Brown, Stephanie M. Jones, J. Lawrence Aber and Brian T. Yates
  • “Evaluating the Talent Search TRIO Program: A Benefit-Cost Analysis and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis” by A. Brooks Bowden and Clive Belfield
  • “Benefits and Costs of a Targeted Intervention Program for Youthful Offenders: The YouthBuild USA Offender Project” by Mark Cohen and Alex Piquero
  • “Using Cost-Benefit Analysis to Scale Up Early Childhood Programs through Pay for Success Financing” by Judy Temple and Arthur Reynolds
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Thank you to our 2015 Organizational Affiliates

  • Eastern Research Group
  • Econometrica, Inc.*
  • ExxonMobil*
  • George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center*
  • Industrial Economics, Incorporated*
  • Mathematica Policy Research*
  • NERA Economic Consulting*
  • Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University
* Charter affiliates

  • Environment Canada
  • Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley
  • Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs
  • Institute on Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities, Cornell University
  • La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Optimity Advisors
  • School of Public Policy, University of Maryland
  • University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
  • University of Kentucky Department of Economics
  • Vanderbilt University’s Ph.D. Program in Law & Economics
Please visit our membership page for information about becoming a 2016 Organizational Affiliate and for a list of past Affiliates.
SBCA Newsletter - November 2015