Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis European Conference 2021

Stockholm, Sweden

All times below are in GMT +2 (Central European Summer Time)

 
October 19, 2021
 
TimeLocationEvent
 
09:00 to 10:30see below Parallel sessions, Zoom
 
 
10:30 to 10:45 Coffee/tea break
 
 
10:45 to 12:15see below Parallel sessions
 
 
12:15 to 13:15 Lunch
 
 
13:15 to 14:30Zoom
Welcome and Keynote 1: John Hassler, Stockholm University, Zoom
 
 
14:30 to 16:00see below Parallel sessions
 
 
16:00 to 16:15 Coffee/tea break
 
 
16:15 to 17:45see below Parallel sessions
 
 
 
October 20, 2021
 
TimeLocationEvent
 
09:00 to 10:30see below Parallel sessions
 
 
10:30 to 10:45 Coffee / tea break
 
 
10:45 to 12:15see below Parallel sessions
 
 
12:15 to 13:15 Lunch
 
 
13:15 to 14:45see below Parallel sessions
 
 
14:45 to 15:00 Coffee / tea break
 
 
15:00 to 16:00 Keynote 2: Jason Shogren, University of Wyoming
 
 

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

Parallel sessions
Locations: click on each session to see location
October 19, 2021 09:00 to 10:30
 
Health
Air pollution
Methodology: Willingness to pay

Parallel sessions
Locations: click on each session to see location
October 19, 2021 10:45 to 12:15
 
Pandel discussion - Challenges in the application of BCA in the transport sector
VSL/VOLY
Environmental economics

Welcome and Keynote 1: John Hassler, Stockholm University
Location: Zoom
October 19, 2021 13:15 to 14:30
 
Keynote: John Hassler about Cost-Benefit Integrated Assessment Models

Parallel sessions
Locations: click on each session to see location
October 19, 2021 14:30 to 16:00
 
Discounting
Digital assets and financing
Climate change adaptation

Parallel sessions
Locations: click on each session to see location
October 19, 2021 16:15 to 17:45
 
Panel discussion - Modernizing Regulation on Both Sides of the Atlantic

Parallel sessions
Locations: click on each session to see location
October 20, 2021 09:00 to 10:30
 
Social policy
Infrastructure

Coffee / tea break
October 20, 2021 10:30 to 10:45

Parallel sessions
Locations: click on each session to see location
October 20, 2021 10:45 to 12:15
 
Panel discussion - Norms and standards in CBA: national and EU guidelines
Water management
Decision-making under second-best

Lunch
October 20, 2021 12:15 to 13:15

Parallel sessions
Locations: click on each session to see location
October 20, 2021 13:15 to 14:45
 
Panel discussion - Prioritarianism in practice
Methodology: Benefit transfer and non-market valuation
Transport

Coffee / tea break
October 20, 2021 14:45 to 15:00

Keynote 2: Jason Shogren, University of Wyoming
October 20, 2021 15:00 to 16:00
 
Keynote: Jason Shogren about Are thoughts and prayers substitutes for material a...

 

Summary of All Sessions

#Date/TimeTypeTitle/LocationPapers
1October 19, 2021
9:00-10:30
contributed Health3
2October 19, 2021
9:00-10:30
contributed Air pollution3
3October 19, 2021
9:00-10:30
contributed Methodology: Willingness to pay3
4October 19, 2021
10:45-12:15
panel Pandel discussion - Challenges in the application of BCA in the transport sector0
5October 19, 2021
10:45-12:15
contributed VSL/VOLY3
6October 19, 2021
10:45-12:15
contributed Environmental economics3
7October 19, 2021
13:15-14:30
invited Keynote: John Hassler about Cost-Benefit Integrated Assessment Models0
8October 19, 2021
14:30-16:00
contributed Discounting3
9October 19, 2021
14:30-16:00
contributed Digital assets and financing2
10October 19, 2021
14:30-16:00
contributed Climate change adaptation2
11October 19, 2021
16:15-17:45
panel Panel discussion - Modernizing Regulation on Both Sides of the Atlantic0
12October 20, 2021
9:00-10:30
contributed Social policy3
13October 20, 2021
9:00-10:30
contributed Infrastructure3
14October 20, 2021
10:45-12:15
panel Panel discussion - Norms and standards in CBA: national and EU guidelines0
15October 20, 2021
10:45-12:15
contributed Water management2
16October 20, 2021
10:45-12:15
contributed Decision-making under second-best3
17October 20, 2021
13:15-14:45
panel Panel discussion - Prioritarianism in practice0
18October 20, 2021
13:15-14:45
contributed Methodology: Benefit transfer and non-market valuation3
19October 20, 2021
13:15-14:45
contributed Transport3
20October 20, 2021
15:00-16:00
invited Keynote: Jason Shogren about Are thoughts and prayers substitutes for material aid?0
 

20 sessions, 39 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis European Conference 2021

Detailed List of Sessions

     
 
Session 1: Health
October 19, 2021 9:00 to 10:30
 
Session Chair: Samuel Lindgren, VTI
Session type: contributed
 

Health Interventions in a Poor Region and Resilience in the Presence of a Pandemic
By Amitrajeet Batabyal; Rochester Institute of Technology
Hamid Beladi; University of Texas at San Antonio
   presented by: Amitrajeet Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology
   Discussant:   Nicholas Daniel, Food Standards Agency
 

Estimating the Cost of Illness for Food Hypersensitivities in the UK
By Nicholas Daniel; Food Standards Agency
Sara Cristofoletti; Food Standards Agency
   presented by: Nicholas Daniel, Food Standards Agency
   Discussant:   Ayodeji Coker, Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State, Nigeria
 

Valuing Non-Fatal Health Risk Reduction from Malaria Incidence among Irrigators of Bakolori Irrigation Scheme, Nigeria
By Ayodeji Coker; Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State, Nigeria
   presented by: Ayodeji Coker, Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State, Nigeria
   Discussant:   Amitrajeet Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology
 
Session 2: Air pollution
October 19, 2021 9:00 to 10:30
 
Session Chair: Saana Ollila, VTI, Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut
Session type: contributed
 

A social cost-benefit analysis framework for Earth Observation infrastructures
By Valentina Morretta; Università Di Milano
   presented by: Valentina Morretta, Università Di Milano
   Discussant:   Adriaan Perrels, Finnish Meteorological Institute
 

Towards systemized economic appraisal of climate information services
By Adriaan Perrels; Finnish Meteorological Institute
   presented by: Adriaan Perrels, Finnish Meteorological Institute
   Discussant:   Maria Börjesson, VTI, KTH
 

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Low Emission Zones
By Anne Bastian; KTH
Maria Börjesson; VTI, KTH
Jonas Eliasson; Linköping University
   presented by: Maria Börjesson, VTI, KTH
   Discussant:   Valentina Morretta, Università Di Milano
 
Session 3: Methodology: Willingness to pay
October 19, 2021 9:00 to 10:30
 
Session Chair: Johanna Takman, VTI, Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut
Session type: contributed
 

Developing a Citizen Frame for use in Benefit Cost Analysis: moving from the laboratory to the field
By Morgan Beeson; Newcastle University
Susan Chilton; Newcastle University
Emily Lancsar; The Australian National University
Jytte Seested Nielsen; Newcastle University
   presented by: Morgan Beeson, Newcastle University
   Discussant:   Lars Hultkrantz, Örebro University
 

Willingness to pay for private and public improvements of vulnerable road users’ safety
By Linda Andersson; Örebro University
Daniela Andrén; Örebro University School of Business
Lars Hultkrantz; Örebro University
Elisabet Rutstrom; Robinson College of Business
Elin Vimefall; Örebro university
   presented by: Lars Hultkrantz, Örebro University
   Discussant:   Henrik Andersson, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Toulouse Capitole
 

Eliciting preferences to reduce health risk related to air pollution in choice experiments – the effect from survey mode
By Henrik Andersson; Toulouse School of Economics, University of Toulouse Capitole
Yana Jin; Environmental Defense Fund
Shiqiu Zhang; Peking University
   presented by: Henrik Andersson, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Toulouse Capitole
   Discussant:   Morgan Beeson, Newcastle University
 
Session 4: Pandel discussion - Challenges in the application of BCA in the transport sector
October 19, 2021 10:45 to 12:15
 
Session Chairs:
1. Maria Börjesson, VTI, KTH
2. Samuel Lindgren, VTI
Session type: panel
 

Discussants:
     1 Thomas Broberg, The Swedish Transport Administration
     2 Jonas Eliasson, Linköping University
     3 Sara Forsstedt, Swedish Transport Administration
     4 Gunnar Isacsson, Swedish Transport Administration
 
Session 5: VSL/VOLY
October 19, 2021 10:45 to 12:15
 
Session Chair: Saana Ollila, VTI, Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut
Session type: contributed
 

Nudging Preferences for Mortality Risk Reductions: A Cross Country Comparison
By Benjamin Ouvrard; INRAE
Henrik Andersson; Toulouse School of Economics, University of Toulouse Capitole
   presented by: Benjamin Ouvrard, INRAE
   Discussant:   Danae Arroyos-Calvera, University of Birmingham
 

How does the Value of a Life Year depend on the timing of risk reductions?
By Danae Arroyos-Calvera; University of Birmingham
Susan Chilton; Newcastle University
Rebecca McDonald; University of Birmingham
hugh metcalf; newcastle university business school
Jytte Seested Nielsen; Newcastle University
   presented by: Danae Arroyos-Calvera, University of Birmingham
   Discussant:   Maxime Large, Université Gustave Eiffel
 

European estimation of the monetary valuation of the prevention of road fatalities and serious injuries.
By Maxime Large; Université Gustave Eiffel
Martin Koning; Université Gustave Eiffel
Laurent Carnis; Université Gustave Eiffel
Dominique Mignot; Université Gustave Eiffel
Annelies Schoeters; Vias Institute
Stijn Daniels; Vias Institute
Raschid Urmeew; Federal Highway Research Institute BASt
Wim Wijnen; W2Economics
Frits Bijleveld; SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research
Martijn van der Horst; KiM Netherlands Institute for Transport Policy Analysis
   presented by: Maxime Large, Université Gustave Eiffel
   Discussant:   Benjamin Ouvrard, INRAE
 
Session 6: Environmental economics
October 19, 2021 10:45 to 12:15
 
Session Chair: Johanna Takman, VTI, Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut
Session type: contributed
 

Cost-benefit considerations for assessing regulatory actions to curb microplastic emissions
By Evgenia Stoyanova; European Chemicals Agency
Christoph Rheinberger; European Chemicals Agency
   presented by: Evgenia Stoyanova, European Chemicals Agency
   Discussant:   Lena Nerhagen, Högskolan Dalarna
 

How Traditions and Political Ambitions of Being an Environmental Frontrunner Influence Efficiency in the Implementation of EU Directives – Lessons from Sweden
By Lena Nerhagen; Högskolan Dalarna
Johanna Jussila Hammes; Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute
Roger Pyddoke; The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute
   presented by: Lena Nerhagen, Högskolan Dalarna
   Discussant:   Sef Meens-Eriksson, Umeå University
 

Burn it or let them bury it? The net social cost of producing district heating from imported waste
By Sef Meens-Eriksson; Umeå University
   presented by: Sef Meens-Eriksson, Umeå University
   Discussant:   Evgenia Stoyanova, European Chemicals Agency
 
Session 7: Keynote: John Hassler about Cost-Benefit Integrated Assessment Models
October 19, 2021 13:15 to 14:30
 
Session Chairs:
1. Henrik Andersson, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Toulouse Capitole
2. Johanna Jussila Hammes, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute
Session type: invited
 

Discussant:   John Hassler, Institute for International Eco. Studies
 
Session 8: Discounting
October 19, 2021 14:30 to 16:00
 
Session Chair: Erik Nyberg, VTI, Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut
Session type: contributed
 

Future generations perception: equal or not equal? Discount rates derived from contingent valuation
By Monika Foltyn-Zarychta; University of Economics in Katowice
   presented by: Monika Foltyn-Zarychta, University of Economics in Katowice
   Discussant:   Reza Lahidji, KPMG AS and Climate Economics Chair, Université Paris-Dauphine
 

ASSESSING THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF NUCLEAR WASTE MANAGEMENT
By Reza Lahidji; KPMG AS and Climate Economics Chair, Université Paris-Dauphine
Julie Debrux; Citizing Consulting
Patrice Geoffron; Université Paris-Dauphine
Pierre-Benoit Joly; INRAE
Jacques Percebois; Université de Montpellier
Emile Quinet; Ecole des ponts ParisTech
   presented by: Reza Lahidji, KPMG AS and Climate Economics Chair, Université Paris-Dauphine
   Discussant:   Aude Pommeret, France Stratégie and Université Savoie Mont Blanc
 

Stress discounting
By Frederic Cherbonnier; Toulouse School of Economics and Science-Po Toulouse
Christian Gollier; Toulouse School of Economics
Aude Pommeret; France Stratégie and Université Savoie Mont Blanc
   presented by: Frederic Cherbonnier, Toulouse School of Economics and Science-Po Toulouse
   Discussant:   Monika Foltyn-Zarychta, University of Economics in Katowice
 
Session 9: Digital assets and financing
October 19, 2021 14:30 to 16:00
 
Session Chair: Lisa Svanberg, VTI, Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut
Session type: contributed
 

The Value of Advanced Energy Funding: Projected Effects of Proposed US Funding for Advanced Energy Technology Development
By Christoph Funke; Resources for the Future
Kathryne Cleary; Resources for the Future
Daniel Shawhan; Resources for the Future
Steven Witkin; Resources for the Future
   presented by: Kathryne Cleary, Resources for the Future
                         Christoph Funke, Resources for the Future
   Discussant:   Yuliya Guseva, Rutgers Law School
 

THE LEVIATHAN OF SECURITIES LAW IN CRYPTO: A COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS
By Yuliya Guseva; Rutgers Law School
   presented by: Yuliya Guseva, Rutgers Law School
   Discussant:   Daniel Shawhan, Resources for the Future
 
Session 10: Climate change adaptation
October 19, 2021 14:30 to 16:00
 
Session Chair: Johanna Takman, VTI, Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut
Session type: contributed
 

Flood your neighbors: Spillover effect of levee building
By Haoluan Wang; University of Maryland, College Park
   presented by: Haoluan Wang, University of Maryland, College Park
   Discussant:   Annabelle Lamy, Ouranos
 

Climate change adaptation to rising flood risk in two Québec’s municipalities: How ecosystem services and citizen jury can enhance decision-making between strategies of adaptation
By Annabelle Lamy; Ouranos
   presented by: Annabelle Lamy, Ouranos
   Discussant:   Haoluan Wang, University of Maryland, College Park
 
Session 11: Panel discussion - Modernizing Regulation on Both Sides of the Atlantic
October 19, 2021 16:15 to 17:45
 
Session Chairs:
1. Susan Dudley, The George Washington University
2. Erik Nyberg, VTI, Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut
Session type: panel
 

Discussants:
     1 Veronica Gaffey, European Commission
     2 Andrea Renda, EUI School of Transnational Governance and CEPS
     3 Joseph Dunne, European Parliament Liaison Office in Washington DC
     4 Chris Carr, Better Regulation, UK Government
     5 Sabeel Rahman, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
     6 Tina Green, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
 
Session 12: Social policy
October 20, 2021 9:00 to 10:30
 
Session Chair: Peter Karpestam, Lund University
Session type: contributed
 

Cost-effectiveness of the Universal Childcare Subsidy Expansion: Evidence from South Korea
By Jaehee Choi; Duke Kunshan University
   presented by: Jaehee Choi, Duke Kunshan University
   Discussant:   Francesco Ramponi, ISGlobal, Hospital Clinic Barcelona & Centre for Health Economics, University of York
 

Cross-sectoral economic evaluation to inform disparate decision makers. A case study on a cash transfer programme in Malawi
By Francesco Ramponi; ISGlobal, Hospital Clinic Barcelona & Centre for Health Economics, University of York
   presented by: Francesco Ramponi, ISGlobal, Hospital Clinic Barcelona & Centre for Health Economics, University of York
   Discussant:   Elin Vimefall, Örebro university
 

Costs and benefits of an early intervention for juvenile offenders - the ‘Treatment Foster Care Oregon programme’
By Elin Vimefall; Örebro university
   presented by: Elin Vimefall, Örebro university
   Discussant:   Jaehee Choi, Duke Kunshan University
 
Session 13: Infrastructure
October 20, 2021 9:00 to 10:30
 
Session Chair: Erik Nyberg, VTI, Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut
Session type: contributed
 

Cost-benefit analysis of transport projects: theoretical framework and practical rules
By Ginés de Rus; Universidad de Las Palmas de G.C. and FEDEA
Javier Campos; University of Las Palmas GC
M. Pilar Socorro; Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Jorge Valido; Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
   presented by: Ginés de Rus, Universidad de Las Palmas de G.C. and FEDEA
   Discussant:   Nicolas HATEM, Paris School of Economics, Engie CSAI Lab
 

Cost-benefit analysis of a large urban infrastructure system: the case of Bristol City Leap
By Nicolas HATEM; Paris School of Economics, Engie CSAI Lab
   presented by: Nicolas HATEM, Paris School of Economics, Engie CSAI Lab
   Discussant:   Jan-Eric Nilsson, VTI
 

Planning and building new infrastructure Construction costs in different stages of the process from start of planning to traffic opening in seven Swedish infrastructure projects
By Jan-Eric Nilsson; VTI
   presented by: Jan-Eric Nilsson, VTI
   Discussant:   Ginés de Rus, Universidad de Las Palmas de G.C. and FEDEA
 
Session 14: Panel discussion - Norms and standards in CBA: national and EU guidelines
October 20, 2021 10:45 to 12:15
 
Session Chairs:
1. Chiara Pancotti, CSIL - Centre for Industrial Studies
2. Peter Karpestam, Lund University
Session type: panel
 

Discussants:
     1 Witold Willak, European Commission
     2 Doramas Jorge-Calderón, European Investment Bank
     3 Linas Jasiukevičius, CPVA
     4 Massimo Florio, University of Milan
     5 Jincheng Ni, France Stratégie – Services du Premier Ministre
 
Session 15: Water management
October 20, 2021 10:45 to 12:15
 
Session Chair: Erik Nyberg, VTI, Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut
Session type: contributed
 

Assessing economic feasibility of MAR schemes: Evidence from CBA studies in Central European countries
By Olha Halytsia
Anne Imig; Technical university of Munich
Arno Rein; Technical university of Munich
Maria Vrachioli; Technical University of Munich
   presented by: Olha Halytsia,
   Discussant:   Berit Hasler, Aarhus University
 

A meta-regression analysis of water quality valuation in the Nordic countries: A new tool for applied benefit function transfer
By Berit Hasler; Aarhus University
Søren Olsen; University of Copenhagen
Marianne Zandersen; Aarhus University
Louise Martinsen; Aarhus University
Kahsay Zemo; University of Copenhagen
Toke Panduro; University of Copenhagen
   presented by: Berit Hasler, Aarhus University
   Discussant:   Olha Halytsia,
 
Session 16: Decision-making under second-best
October 20, 2021 10:45 to 12:15
 
Session Chair: Johanna Jussila Hammes, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute
Session type: contributed
 

A parsimonious model for transport project evaluation in a distorted economy: taxes, congestion, market power and paradoxes
By Jérôme Massiani; Università Milano Bicocca
Emile Quinet; Ecole des ponts ParisTech
   presented by: Jérôme Massiani, Università Milano Bicocca
   Discussant:   Kerry Krutilla, School of Public and Environmental Affa
 

Estimating the Costs of Air, Energy, and Climate Regulations in Regulatory Impact Assessment
By Kerry Krutilla; School of Public and Environmental Affa
   presented by: Kerry Krutilla, School of Public and Environmental Affa
   Discussant:   Reza Mortazavi, Högskolan Dalarna
 

The influence of Regional Spatial and Population Differences on the Productivity and Efficiency of Public Transport – Results from Sweden
By Reza Mortazavi; Högskolan Dalarna
Lena Nerhagen; Högskolan Dalarna
Daniel Brandt; Högskolan Dalarna
   presented by: Reza Mortazavi, Högskolan Dalarna
   Discussant:   Jérôme Massiani, Università Milano Bicocca
 
Session 17: Panel discussion - Prioritarianism in practice
October 20, 2021 13:15 to 14:45
 
Session Chairs:
1. Matthew Adler, Duke University
2. Johanna Jussila Hammes, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute
Session type: panel
 

Discussants:
     1 Maddalena Ferranna, Harvard University
     2 James Hammitt, Harvard
     3 Ieva Skarda, University of York
 
Session 18: Methodology: Benefit transfer and non-market valuation
October 20, 2021 13:15 to 14:45
 
Session Chair: Lisa Svanberg, VTI, Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut
Session type: contributed
 

The use of benefit transfer for performing arts: Evidence for validity and reliability
By Ewa Zawojska; University of Warsaw
Bartosz Jusypenko; University of Warsaw
Aleksandra Wisniewska; University of Warsaw
   presented by: Bartosz Jusypenko, University of Warsaw
   Discussant:   Jesper Schou, UCPH
 

A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the effects of a multifunctional land consolidation process in the Lake Glenstrup catchment area
By Jesper Schou; UCPH
   presented by: Jesper Schou, UCPH
   Discussant:   Ran Song, National University of Singapore
 

The Role of Information in the Rosen-Roback Framework
By Ran Song; National University of Singapore
   presented by: Ran Song, National University of Singapore
   Discussant:   Bartosz Jusypenko, University of Warsaw
 
Session 19: Transport
October 20, 2021 13:15 to 14:45
 
Session Chair: Saana Ollila, VTI, Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut
Session type: contributed
 

Towards Benefit-Cost Analysis of Railway Maintenance Windows
By Abderrahman Ait Ali; VTI - Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute
Tomas Lidén; VTI Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute
   presented by: Abderrahman Ait Ali, VTI - Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute
   Discussant:   Martin Koning, IFSTTAR
 

A tractable TCO model to identify (ir)relevancy domains of modal options for urban deliveries
By Martin Koning; IFSTTAR
Adrien Beziat; East Paris University - IFSTTAR
Francois Combes; IFSTTAR
Kartik Varma; Gustave Eiffel University / SPLOTT
   presented by: Martin Koning, IFSTTAR
   Discussant:   Jonas Eliasson, Linköping University
 

Costs and benefits of parking charges in residential suburbs
By Jonas Eliasson; Linköping University
   presented by: Jonas Eliasson, Linköping University
   Discussant:   Abderrahman Ait Ali, VTI - Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute
 
Session 20: Keynote: Jason Shogren about Are thoughts and prayers substitutes for material aid?
October 20, 2021 15:00 to 16:00
 
Session Chair: Johanna Jussila Hammes, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute
Session type: invited
 

Discussant:   Jason Shogren, University of Wyoming

This program was last updated on 2021-10-19 08:55:49 EDT