Benefit-Cost Analysis Course

Lisa Robinson speaking at lecture podium

CHDS Deputy Director Lisa A. Robinson is teaching the on-line short course, Benefit-Cost Analysis: Valuing Life and Health on September 27 through October 1, 2021. The course is offered by the Harvard Chan School Executive and Continuing Professional Education program.

The course will cover the benefit-cost analysis framework and the approaches used to value changes in health and longevity, including the value per statistical life (VSL) concept and application. The course is designed for practitioners, scholars, policymakers, and other stakeholders who want to increase their understanding of benefit-cost analysis and its application to environmental, health, and safety policies globally.

Additional instructors include Dale Whittington (University of North Carolina), Neal Fann (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), and Brad Wong (Copenhagen Consensus Center), each of whom will be discussing examples from their work.

For more information and to register, please visit the course website: Benefit-Cost Analysis: Valuing Life and Health.

Learn more: Introduction to Benefit-Cost Analysis
Learn more: Benefit-Cost Analysis in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Learn more: Valuing Health and Longevity in BCA

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