Cost-Benefit Analysis: Concepts and Practice / Edition 3

Cost-Benefit Analysis: Concepts and Practice / Edition 3

by Anthony Boardman, David Greenberg, Aidan Vining, David Weimer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131435833

ISBN-13: 9780131435834

Pub. Date: 06/15/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

For courses in Cost-Benefit Analysis, taught in Economics Departments, Public Policy Departments, and Public Administration Departments. Also ideal forpracticing policy analysts andpublic managers.This authoritative, market leading book is distinct for it's consistent application of a nine-step framework for conducting or interpreting a cost-benefit analysis.

Overview

For courses in Cost-Benefit Analysis, taught in Economics Departments, Public Policy Departments, and Public Administration Departments. Also ideal forpracticing policy analysts andpublic managers.This authoritative, market leading book is distinct for it's consistent application of a nine-step framework for conducting or interpreting a cost-benefit analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131435834
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/15/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.53(w) x 9.12(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Overview

1. Introduction to Cost-Benefit Analysis

2. Conceptual Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis

Part II: Fundamentals of Cost-Benefit Analysis

3. Basic Microeconomic Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis

4. Valuing Benefits and Costs in Primary Markets

5. Valuing Benefits and Costs in Secondary Markets

6. Discounting Benefits and Costs in Future Time Periods

7. Dealing with Uncertainty: Expected Value, Sensitivity Analysis, and the Value of Information

8. Option Price and Option Value

9. Existence Value

10. The Social Discount Rate

Part III: Valuation of Impacts

11. Valuing Impacts from Observed Behavior: Demonstrations

12. Valuing Impacts from Observed Behavior: Direct Estimation of Demand Curves

13. Valuing Impacts from Observed Behavior: Other Revealed Preference Methods

14. Contingent Valuation: Using Surveys to Elicit Information About Costs and Benefits

15. Shadow Prices from Secondary Sources

16. Shadow Prices: Applications to Developing Countries

Part IV: Related Methods and Accuracy

17. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

18. Distributionally Weighted Cost-Benefit Analysis

19. How Accurate is CBA?

A Selected Cost-Benefit Analysis Bibliography

Name Index

Subject Index

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