Title

Commentary: Benefit-Cost Analysis

Date of Original Version

5-1999

Type

Response or Comment

Abstract or Description

SCOTT Farrow AND MICHAEL TOMAN make a perfectly reasonable case for using benefit-cost analysis to evaluate environmental programs I found myself playing the same role in I98 I , urging environmental groups to embrace this approach to decision making. They rejected my advice, saying that their opponents were using benefit- cost analysis to undermine environmental regulations and that Reagan’s Executive Order 12291 was intended to slow or stop regulation.

DOI

10.1080/00139159909604623

 

Published In

Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 41, 4, 4-5.