Cost benefit analysis /

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Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint:Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Description:x, 497 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subject:Cost effectiveness
Cost effectiveness.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Lyard, P. R. G. (P. Richard G.)
Glaister, Stephen
0521466741 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Introduction
  • 7. Research into the value of time The MVA Consultancy et al
  • 8. The theory of equalising differences
  • 9. The economics of safety and physical risk
  • 10. The environment and emerging development issues
  • 11. Resource depletion, research and development, and the social rate of discount
  • Part IV. Case Studies
  • 12. Enhancing the performance of the deregulated air transportation system
  • 13. Pricing and congestion: economic principles relevant to pricing roads
  • 14. The allocation of urban transport subsidy
  • 15. Qualys and equity-efficiency tradeoff
  • Part II. Theoretical Issues
  • 16. Water vending activities in developing countries
  • 17. Assessing the social rate of return from investment in temperate zone forestry
  • 1. Policy reform, shadow prices and market prices
  • 2. Feasibility constraints: foreign exchange shadow
  • 3. The rate of discount for cost benefit analysis and the theory of the second best
  • 4. Uncertainty and the evaluation of public investment decisions
  • 5. Allowing for income distributions
  • 6. Project appraisal and planning twenty years on
  • Part III. How to Value Things