Cost Benefit Analysis Concepts and Practices

ISBN-10: 0135199689

ISBN-13: 9780135199688

Edition: 1st 1996

List price: $90.00
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Written as an introduction to cost-benefit analysis for undergraduate economics majors. Also, can be used in specific graduate professional programs in public policy, business, public administration, etc. Numerous up-to-date illustrations and examples show students how theories and techniques are applied to real-world situations. Provides a practical orientation and introduction to cost-benefit analysis through problem solving.
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List price: $90.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/26/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 493
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Introduction to Cost-Benefit Analysis
Conceptual Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis
Valuing Benefits and Costs When Demand and Supply Curves Are Known
Benefits and Costs in Different Time Periods: The Mechanics of Discounting
The Social Discount Rate
Dealing With Uncertainty: Expected Value and Sensitivity Analysis
Option Price, Option Value, and Quasi-Option Value
Existance Value
Estimating Impacts From Demonstrations
Estimating and Valuing Impacts from Observed Behavior
Contingent Valuation: Using Surveys to Elicit Information About Costs and Benefits
Shadow Prices from Secondary Sources
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis and Cost-Utility Analysis
Distributionally Weighted Cost-Benefit Analysis
How Accurate is CBA?
A Selected Cost-Benefit Analysis Bibliography
Author Index
Subject Index
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