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Benefit-Cost Analysis

Environmental regulations can correct harmful market failures, but almost always come with a price. Policymakers often conduct benefit–cost analyses to help balance environmental goals with economic growth. Experts at RFF have produced a rich body of work on the measuring of both benefits and costs, as well evaluating how such analyses are conducted in practice.

Cobenefits and Regulatory Impact Analysis

Indirect cobenefits play a significant role in determining the effectiveness of major Clean Air Act rules.

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How Permanent is a Presidency?

RFF scholars debate how enduring the Trump administration's effect on benefit-cost analyses will be.

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