The SBCA 8th Annual Conference at the George Washington University saw record participation with more than 300 attendees from around the world representing academic, government and private organizations.
Photo: Panelists Allen Fawcett, Ali Gungor, Neil Eisner, Stuart Shapiro, and Clark Nardinelli share a laugh during roundtable discussion entitled: “Storm’d at with Shot and Shell”: How Economists and Non-Economists Collaborate During Policy Development.
The March 17 keynote luncheon featured a conversation with U.S. Senators James Lankford and Heidi Heitkamp, chairman and ranking member of the subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management in Senate HSGAC moderated by SBCA President Susan Dudley.
Photo: Susan Dudley moderates a discussion with Sen. James Lankforf (R-OK) and Sen. Heidi Hetikamp (D-N.D.) at the SBCA keynote luncheon
Select event coverage includes:
- SBA Office of Advocacy: Advocacy Economists participate in the annual Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Conference, by Michael McManus
- Fed Soc Blog: Senators Express Bipartisan Interest in Restoring Constitutional Balance of Power, by Susan Dudley
- Commentary: The Intersection of Politics and Analysis, by Stuart Shapiro
- Forbes: Senators Show Bipartisan Support For Evidence-Based Regulation, by Susan Dudley
- Bloomberg BNA: Senators Aim to Loosen Grip of Politics on Regulatory Process, by Cheryl Bolen
- VIDEO: SBCA 2016 Conference Keynote with Senator Lankford and Senator Heitkamp
- GW Today: Senators: Put Politics Aside in Reforming America's Regulatory System, by Sydney Allen
Photo: Outgoing SBCA President Kip Viscusi and current SBCA President Susan Dudley present Arnold "Al" Harberger with SBCA's first Outstanding Achievement Award
GW Regulatory Studies Center Scholars participated at the conference in a variety of capacities including presenting research, chairing expert panels and leading roundtable discussions. For a full listing of conference participants, download the program here.
Photo: GW Regulatory Studies Center Senior Policy Analyst Sofie Miller presents her research on the renewable fuel standard during panel discussion at SBCA