Reports on developing the CBA Framework

Developments under EC4MACS

Health Impact Assessment for the National Emissions Ceilings Directive (NECD) - Methodological Issues

European Consortium for Modelling of Air Pollution and Climate Strategies (EC4MACS), 2007-2010
This EU LIFE funded project brings together a consortium of institutions, including AEA and other members of the CAFE CBA consortium, to build and maintain a network of well established modelling tools for a comprehensive integrated assessment of the policy effectiveness of emission control strategies for air pollutants and greenhouse gases.

Objective of Task 8: Benefits Assessment

To quantify the health and environmental benefits of emission control strategies in monetary terms.

Report on the Joint TFIAM/EC4MACS Workshop on Uncertainty Treatment

Interim Assessment Report
Greenhouse gases and air pollutants in the European Union: baseline projections up to 2030.

Interim Methodology Report
The EC4MACS consortium undertook a review of interim methodologies and models used by the consortium by scientific peers, national experts and representatives of stakeholders

Progress Reports
A series of reports documenting developments in model input data and methods.

Development of the Cost Benefit Analyses framework for the CAFE programme

Volume 1: Overview of Methodology (February 2005)
Final methodology for use in the CBA of the Thematic Strategy proposal

Volume 2: Health Impact Assessment (February 2005)
Detailed description of the development of the health impact assessment, including literature review of health impacts and effects valuation, and proposals for final methodology

Volume 3: Uncertainty in the CAFE CBA - Methods and First Analysis (May 2005)
Description of the uncertainty analysis to be undertaken as part of the CBA

Marginal Damage Cost report - Damages per tonne emission of PM2.5, NH3, SO2, NOx and VOCs from each EU25 Member State (excluding Cyprus) and surrounding seas (March 2005)
Methodology report for analysis to generate damage estimates per tonne emission for a range of air pollutants in different situations.

Peer review of the methodology of cost-benefit analysis of the Clear Air for Europe Programme
Expert peer review by Alan Krupnick, Bart Ostro and Keith Bull of the cost-benefit analysis methodology

CAFE-CBA team response to UNICE comments on CBA methodology
Response to comments submitted by UNICE concerning the CAFE CBA methodology

An update on cost-benefit analysis of the CAFE Programme (November 2006)
Report updates some developments in the CBA methodology since publication under the CAFE Programme.