Benefit-cost Analysis: A Political Economy Approach, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Benefit-cost Analysis

A Political Economy Approach, 1st Edition

By A. Allan Schmid

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354 pages

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Description

This book is an exposition of benefit-cost analysis, an analytic framework for organizing thoughts and listing the pros and cons of alternatives. It adopts an interactive political economy approach that accepts specific objectives reflecting the welfare desired for various groups.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Public Investment: Rationales and Objectives 3. Program Information Structure 4. Estimating Project Effects 5. Valuation of Direct Effects 6. Opportunity Cost Adjustments 7. Valuation of Nonmarginal Projects 8. Distribution Effects 9. Valuation over Time and Selection Criteria 10. Uncertainty 11. The Political Economy of Budgeting 12. Conclusion: Systematic Analysis in Perspective

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General