9780137002696

Cost-Benefit Analysis

  • ISBN 13:

    9780137002696

  • ISBN 10:

    0137002696

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/17/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

KEY BENEFIT:This authoritative, market-leading text is known for its consistent application of a nine-step framework for conducting or interpreting a cost-benefit analysis. Introduction to Cost-Benefit Analysis; Conceptual Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis; Economics Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis; Valuing Benefits and Costs in Primary Markets; Valuing Benefits and Costs in Secondary Markets; Discounting Benefits and Costs in Future Time Periods; Dealing with Uncertainty: Expected Values, Sensitivity Analysis, and the Value of Information; Option Price and Option Value; Existence Value; The Social Discount Rate; Predicting and Monetizing Impacts; Valuing Impacts From Observed Behavior: Experiments and Quasi-Experiments; Valuing Impacts from Observed Behavior: Direct Estimation of Demand Curves; Valuing Impacts from Observed Behavior: Indirect Market Methods; Contingent Valuation: Using Surveys to Elicit Information About Costs and Benefits; Shadow Prices from Secondary Sources; Shadow Prices: Applications to Developing Countries; Cost-Effectiveness Analysis; Distributionally Weighted Cost-Benefit Analysis; How Accurate is CBA? For program analysts and program managers.

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