Only a Poor Workman Blames His Tools: On Uses and Abuses of Benefit-Cost Analysis in Regulatory Decision Making About the Environment
E. Donald Elliott
Yale Law School
November 11, 2009
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 157, p. 178, 2009
Argues that benefit cost analysis is too imprecise to fine tune environmental regulations, but is useful for establishing priorities and convincing skeptics (particularly Republicans).
Number of Pages in PDF File: 11
Keywords: Cost Benefit Analysis
JEL Classification: D61, D73Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 21, 2010
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