Lisa Robinson
Lisa Robinson. Photo: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Online course in Benefit-Cost Analysis: Valuing Life and Health

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Kristen Scott
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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is offering the Benefit-Cost Analysis: Valuing Life and Health program on September 16-20, 2024.

In this online course, Lisa A. Robinson, a leading Harvard expert on benefit-cost analysis, will aid you in understanding the basic analytic framework and its application globally. By the end of the course, you will:

  • Understand the fundamental concepts that underlie benefit-cost analysis and its advantages and limitations
  • Identify the major components of a benefit-cost analysis and what each should include
  • Know methods for valuing changes in health and longevity and the estimates recommended for use in high-, middle-, and low-income settings
  • Increase familiarity with methods for valuing health and longevity, including revealed—and stated—preference studies and their application
  • Learn about sources of guidance, including default values

Visit the Harvard Chan School website for more information: Questions can be directed to Kristen Scott at


Event | 26 June 2024