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Applied cost-benefit analysis

Author: Robert J Brent
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2006.
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`The author succeeds in bringing together many interesting real-life applications of CBA in various areas (including among others health, environment and transportation). The examples are well chosen to illustrate the basic issues and show clearly the crucial importance of theoretical and methodological assumptions. Moreover, they are presented in an accessible and attractive way. For those who know already the  Read more...
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Brent, Robert J., 1946-
Applied cost-benefit analysis.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2006
(DLC) 2006011733
(OCoLC)66463618
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Brent
ISBN: 9781847204141 1847204147
OCLC Number: 123201801
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 470 pages) : illustrations
Contents: APPLIED COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS, SECOND EDITION; Contents; Tables; Abbreviations; Preface to the first edition; Preface to the second edition; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction to CBA; 2 Compensation tests; 3 Consumer surplus; 4 Shadow prices; 5 External effects; 6 Public goods; 7 Risk and uncertainty; 8 Measurement of intangibles; 9 Marginal cost of public funds; 10 Distribution weights; 11 Social discount rate; 12 User fees; References; Index.
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