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Cost-benefit analysis : concepts and practice / Anthony E. Boardman ... [et al.].

Edition:
3rd ed.
Publication:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 560 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Cost effectiveness.
Impact
Analyse coûts-avantages
Contents:
Overview
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
Existence 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
Cost-effectiveness analysis
Distributionally weighted cost-benefit analysis
How accurate is CBA?
Notes:
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.
Contributor:
Boardman, Anthony E.
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
0131435833 (casebound : alk. paper)
9780131435834 (casebound : alk. paper)
OCLC:
61262392
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