Mark C. Freeman


Working paper  27 November, 2015

Discounting disentangled

This working paper finds that current policy guidance concerning social discounting and the evaluation of long-term public projects needs to be updated. read more »


Working paper  1 October, 2013

How certain are we about the certainty-equivalent long term social discount rate?

The case for using declining social discount rates when the future is uncertain is now widely accepted in both academic and policy circles. We present sharp … read more »

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Policy report  6 March, 2018

Social Discount Rates for Cost -Benefit Analysis: A Report for HM Treasury

A summary report from two workshops on recent advances in social discounting practice and theory. This paper was prepared as a summary of a workshop held in April 2016 on … read more »

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