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Standards, Methods, and Guides


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The Applied Economics Office develops standards, methods, and guides that assist in economic decision making.  The office is active in ASTM subcommittees E06.81 (Building Economics) and E60.13 (Sustainable Manufacturing).  A number of selected ASTM standards and NIST guides are listed below.

Investments in Buildings

ASTM Subcommittee E06.81 on Building Economics

Investments in Community Resilience

Developing Cost-Effective Community Resilience Strategies – ASTM E3130

Investments in Manufacturing

Investment Analysis Methods in Manufacturing – NIST AMS 200-5

Investment Analysis in Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing – ASTM WK60310 (coming soon)

Analysis of Research and Development Investments – NIST AMS (coming soon)





Created August 2, 2019, Updated November 7, 2023