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Teaching benefit-cost analysis tools of the trade

Author: Scott Farrow
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK Edward Elgar Publishing [2018]
Series: Elgar guides to teaching
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Teaching Benefit-Cost Analysis provides detail and inspiration that extends and clarifies standard textbooks. Each short, self-contained module includes guidance to additional sources while many also  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Farrow
ISBN: 9781786435316 1786435314 9781786435323 1786435322
OCLC Number: 1039718272
Notes: Enthält 19 Beiträge
Description: xiv, 244 Seiten Illustrationen 24 cm
Contents: Contents:Preface: Teaching Benefit-Cost AnalysisPART I The Big Picture 1. Decision Rules William K. Bellinger2. Triangles and All ThatArnold C. Harberger3. Defining the BaselineCharles Griffiths and Chris Dockins4. The Concept of Standing in Benefit-Cost AnalysisRichard O. Zerbe5. Partial Equilibrium versus General Equilibrium Evaluations or Small versus Large ProjectsPer-Olov Johansson and Bengt Kristroem6. Benefit-cost Analysis and US Regulatory Review: Finding a Market FailureSusan E. Dudley7. The Essentials: A Short Course for Young ProfessionalsGelsomina Catalano and Massimo FlorioPART II Challenging Concepts and Examples8. Valuing Statistical LivesLisa A. Robinson9. The Arithmetic of Efficiency-Or the Value of Marginal AnalysisJohn Mendeloff10. Treatment of Employing and Disemploying WorkersDavid Greenberg11. Uncertainty and Risk Nicholas Treich12. On defining and valuing the benefits of health policy interventions: How and why CEA in health morphed into CU(B)A and "back-door" BCADavid Salkever13. Harmful AddictionDavid Weimer14. Supplementing Benefit-Cost Analysis: Models for Transport and Land Use DecisionsEmile Quinet15. Evaluating Knowledge Projects and R&D Infrastructures with an ExampleMassimo Florio and Chiara Pancotti16. Cost Estimation in Education: the Ingredients MethodClive Belfield, A. Brooks Bowden and Henry M. Levin17. Distributional Accounting in Benefit-Cost AnalysisKerry Krutilla18. Case Studies in the Classroom: Lessons LearnedStuart Shapiro19. Simulation: Incorporating Uncertainty Scott FarrowIndex
Series Title: Elgar guides to teaching
Responsibility: edited by Scott Farrow


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`As the feasibility of using benefit-cost analysis (BCA) as a practical tool of policy analysis has increased, so too has the need for materials to aid those of us who are called upon to teach BCA. Read more...

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