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Cost-benefit analysis and water resources management

Author: Roy Brouwer; David W Pearce
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2005.
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"How are the economic values of water and water quality accounted for in policy and project appraisal? This important new book aims to give an overview of the state of the art in Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) in water resources management throughout Europe and North America, along with an examination of current applications." "The distinguished authors highlight problems and challenges encountered in the use of CBA in
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
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Cost-benefit analysis and water resources management.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2005
(OCoLC)648636145
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Brouwer; David W Pearce
ISBN: 1843763591 9781843763598
OCLC Number: 57751547
Description: xxvi, 404 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction / R. Brouwer and D.W. Pearce --
2. Economic criteria for water allocation and valuation / R.A. Young --
3. Water as an economic good / J. Briscoe --
4. Appraising flood control investments in the UK / D.W. Pearce and R. Smale --
5. Cost-benefit analysis and flood control policy in The Netherlands / R. Brouwer and J.M. Kind --
6. Cost-benefit analysis of river restoration in Denmark / A. Dubgaard, M.F. Kallesoe, J. Ladenburg and M.L. Petersen --
7. Cost-benefit analysis and complex river basin management in the Stockholm archipelago in Sweden / P. Frykblom, H. Scharin, T. Soderqvist and A. Helgesson.
Responsibility: edited by Roy Brouwer and David Pearce.
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