xvii, 541 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Part I: Overview Chapter 1. Introduction to Cost-Benefit Analysis Chapter 2. Conceptual Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis Part II: Fundamentals of CBA Chapter 3. Economics Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis Chapter 4. Valuing Benefits and Costs in Primary Markets Chapter 5. Valuing Benefits and Costs in Secondary Markets Chapter 6. Discounting Benefits and Costs in Future Time Periods Chapter 7. Dealing with Uncertainty: Expected Values, Sensitivity Analysis, and the Value of Information Chapter 8. Option Price and Option Value Chapter 9. Existence Value Chapter 10. The Social Discount Rate Part III: Valuation of Impacts Chapter 11. Predicting and Monetizing Impacts Chapter 12. Valuing Impacts From Observed Behavior: Experiments and Quasi-Experiments Chapter 13. Valuing Impacts from Observed Behavior: Direct Estimation of Demand Curves Chapter 14. Valuing Impacts from Observed Behavior: Indirect Market Methods Chapter 15. Contingent Valuation: Using Surveys to Elicit Information About Costs and Benefits Chapter 16. Shadow Prices from Secondary Sources Chapter 17. Shadow Prices: Applications to Developing Countries Part IV: Related Methods Chapter 18. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Chapter 19. Distributionally Weighted Cost-Benefit Analysis Chapter 20. How Accurate is CBA?
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780137002696 20160605
For undergraduate courses in cost-benefit analysis. A practical introduction to cost-benefit analysis through problem solving. This authoritative, market-leading text is known for its consistent application of a nine-step framework for conducting or interpreting a cost-benefit analysis. This edition includes a number of chapters that have been revised and reorganized to make the material clearer and more accessible.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780137002696 20160605
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ECON-150-01, PUBLPOL-104-01, PUBLPOL-201-01