Cost-Benefit Analysis: Cases and Materials

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Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is the systematic and analytical process of comparing benefits and costs in evaluating the desirability of a project or programme, often of a social nature and for society as a whole. CBA is fundamental to government decision-making and can be an effective tool for informed decisions on the use of society's scarce resources. This book highlights the main concepts and principles of cost-benefit analysis used in real life cases and actual applications. The book contains rich cases, materials and examples of real life CBA applications with emphasis both on physical and non-physical projects and infrastructure developments in Asia and beyond. The book also discusses techniques frequently used in applied CBA.

The first part of the book introduces the key concepts and principles of CBA before Part Two covers some pertinent issues relating to CBA, such as the recent trend of using behavioural economics and frequently used techniques in applied CBA. Finally, in Part Three, case studies are written up to illustrate how CBA is done, and questions for the readers and students to ponder are raised at the end of each chapter.

The scope of the case studies is more than just physical infrastructures but will include public sector policies and programmes covering a host of social policies as in health, education, social welfare programmes, and the environment. For each case, there will be illustrations of the key concepts and principles of CBA used. Undertakings analyzed include:

  • the Three Gorges Dam in China
  • the 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • the Costs of Global Warming
  • the Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh

The case studies, many of which have taken or are to take place in developing countries provide a rich background to the principles of the method, and are accompanied by a wealth of explanatory material. As well as being suitable for courses in Cost-Benefit Analysis, Public Finance, Environmental and Health Economics, the book should be of interest to all public policy decision makers and planners.

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Euston Quah is Head of Economics at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He is co-author, with E. J. Mishan, of the fifth edition of Cost-Benefit Analysis, also published by Routledge.

Raymond Toh is an Executive in the Corporate Development Division at the Singapore Land Transport Authority.

Contenuti:

1. Introduction  2. History and Scope of CBA  3. Valuation Issues and Methods  4. Benefit Transfers  5. Simple Mathematics of Discounting and Decision Criteria  6. Value of a Statistical Life  7. Estimating the Economic Cost of Air Pollution on Health  8. Economic Cost of Diseases  9. Pair-Wise Comparison: A Novel Approach  10. Behavioral Effects and Cost-Benefit Analysis: Lessons from Behavioral Economics  11. The Three Gorges Dam Project  12. Flue Gas De-Sulphurisation in Mae Moh  13. Hosting International Events – Cases from Beijing Olympics 2008 and Inaugural Youth Olympics in Singapore 2010  14. Human Capital Investment Programs in Singapore  15. Qinghai-Tibet Railway – Investment to Improve Travel Time, Promote Tourism and Economic Growth  16. Proliferation of Nuclear Power Plants in Asia – Examples from Malaysia and Singapore  17. Preservation of Amazon Forest  18. Wastewater Management Project in Sri Lanka  19. Nairobi-Thika Highway in Kenya  20. 1997 Southeast Asian Haze  21. H4N1 Avian Flu Immunization Program  22. Fangcheng Port Project, Guangxi China  23. Jamuna Bridge Project in Bangladesh  24. Speed Limit Regulation for Highways in Japan

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Descrizione libro Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 232 x 154 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is the systematic and analytical process of comparing benefits and costs in evaluating the desirability of a project or programme, often of a social nature and for society as a whole. CBA is fundamental to government decision-making and can be an effective tool for informed decisions on the use of society s scarce resources. This book highlights the main concepts and principles of cost-benefit analysis used in real life cases and actual applications. The book contains rich cases, materials and examples of real life CBA applications with emphasis both on physical and non-physical projects and infrastructure developments in Asia and beyond. The book also discusses techniques frequently used in applied CBA. The first part of the book introduces the key concepts and principles of CBA before Part Two covers some pertinent issues relating to CBA, such as the recent trend of using behavioural economics and frequently used techniques in applied CBA. Finally, in Part Three, case studies are written up to illustrate how CBA is done, and questions for the readers and students to ponder are raised at the end of each chapter. The scope of the case studies is more than just physical infrastructures but will include public sector policies and programmes covering a host of social policies as in health, education, social welfare programmes, and the environment. For each case, there will be illustrations of the key concepts and principles of CBA used. Undertakings analyzed include: * the Three Gorges Dam in China * the 2008 Beijing Olympics * the Costs of Global Warming * the Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh The case studies, many of which have taken or are to take place in developing countries provide a rich background to the principles of the method, and are accompanied by a wealth of explanatory material. As well as being suitable for courses in Cost-Benefit Analysis, Public Finance, Environmental and Health Economics, the book should be of interest to all public policy decision makers and planners. Codice libro della libreria AAZ9780415562263

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Descrizione libro Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 232 x 154 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is the systematic and analytical process of comparing benefits and costs in evaluating the desirability of a project or programme, often of a social nature and for society as a whole. CBA is fundamental to government decision-making and can be an effective tool for informed decisions on the use of society s scarce resources. This book highlights the main concepts and principles of cost-benefit analysis used in real life cases and actual applications. The book contains rich cases, materials and examples of real life CBA applications with emphasis both on physical and non-physical projects and infrastructure developments in Asia and beyond. The book also discusses techniques frequently used in applied CBA. The first part of the book introduces the key concepts and principles of CBA before Part Two covers some pertinent issues relating to CBA, such as the recent trend of using behavioural economics and frequently used techniques in applied CBA. Finally, in Part Three, case studies are written up to illustrate how CBA is done, and questions for the readers and students to ponder are raised at the end of each chapter. The scope of the case studies is more than just physical infrastructures but will include public sector policies and programmes covering a host of social policies as in health, education, social welfare programmes, and the environment. For each case, there will be illustrations of the key concepts and principles of CBA used. Undertakings analyzed include: * the Three Gorges Dam in China * the 2008 Beijing Olympics * the Costs of Global Warming * the Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh The case studies, many of which have taken or are to take place in developing countries provide a rich background to the principles of the method, and are accompanied by a wealth of explanatory material. As well as being suitable for courses in Cost-Benefit Analysis, Public Finance, Environmental and Health Economics, the book should be of interest to all public policy decision makers and planners. Codice libro della libreria AAZ9780415562263

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