While its implementation in the context of regulatory policymaking has changed over the years, cost-benefit analysis
has clearly become a permanent part of the regulatory process.
As to the Cost-benefit analysis
model, cost of EV is composed of two categories of cost - implementation cost which is involved with initial investment and operation cost which depends on usage of resources and equipment.
Hence Coates refers to "interest groups seeking to delay [new financial regulations]" as among the supporters of cost-benefit analysis
for financial regulation.
Similarly, environmental groups came to see the promise of cost-benefit analysis
Although Functional Family Therapy was found to be cost effective in 1997, cost-benefit analysis
allows for updated assessments as more program information becomes available.
Adler and Posner also recognize that transparency of the type promoted by cost-benefit analysis
is essential for regulatory processes, because agencies may have important bureaucratic or ideological objectives other than economic efficiency.
Controversy over that concept may increase in the future, since one OMB goal has been to use CEA and cost-benefit analysis
to develop tools called "league tables.
7) The way in which discounting skews cost-benefit analysis
is perhaps best seen in the field of environmental regulation in general, and, more specifically, in efforts to improve air quality.
USDA researchers relied on work from other analysts on this topic, with the report citing several studies throughout the cost-benefit analysis
Comments on either the draft guidelines for the conduct of regulatory analysis or the report on cost-benefit analysis
can be faxed to 202/395-7245.
It includes chapters on the business case for electronic records retention; a cost-benefit analysis
for retaining vs.
Boyce, Carol Hansen Montgomery, and Carol Tenopir provide a cost-benefit analysis
of library electronic collections and services.