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Cost-Benefit Analysis / Edition 5
     

Cost-Benefit Analysis / Edition 5

by E.J. Mishan, Euston Quah, Euston Quah, MISHAN
 

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ISBN-10: 0415349915

ISBN-13: 9780415349918

Pub. Date: 04/17/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Should Malaysia build a new steel mill, or New York City an urban motorway? Should higher education expand, or water supplies be improved? These are typical questions to which cost-benefit analysis, the key economic tool for analyzing problems of social choice can contribute to, as well as providing a useful vehicle for understanding the practical value of welfare

Overview

Should Malaysia build a new steel mill, or New York City an urban motorway? Should higher education expand, or water supplies be improved? These are typical questions to which cost-benefit analysis, the key economic tool for analyzing problems of social choice can contribute to, as well as providing a useful vehicle for understanding the practical value of welfare economics. This invaluable text covers the main problems that arise in a typical cost-benefit exercise.

Cost-benefit analysis is used everywhere, but its techniques are particularly prominent in fields where there is some kind of ethical dimension. For this edition, E.J. Mishan has been joined by Euston Quah, to explore new themes, including the impact of uncertainty on cost-benefit analysis and to introduce a host of new and up-to-date case studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415349918
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/17/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

1. Some Simplified Examples of Cost-benefit Studies 2. Economic Concepts of Cost and Benefits 3. External Effects 4. The Choice of a Cost-benefit Criterion 5. Investment Criteria 6. Particular Problems in Project Evaluation 7. Uncertainty 8. Further Notes to Relating to Cost-benefit Analysis

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