Cost-benefit analysis : concepts and practice / Anthony E. Boardman ... [et al.].
- 3rd ed.
- Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2006.
xv, 560 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Cost effectiveness.
Introduction to cost-benefit analysis
Conceptual foundations of cost-benefit analysis
Fundamentals of CBA
Basic microeconomic 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
The social discount rate
Valuation of impacts
Valuing impacts for observed behavior: demonstrations
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
Related methods and accuracy
Distributionally weighted cost-benefit analysis
How accurate is CBA?
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 523-543) and indexes.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
- Boardman, Anthony E.
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
- 0131435833 (casebound : alk. paper)
9780131435834 (casebound : alk. paper)
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