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How effective is cost-benefit analysis in assisting decision making by public sector managers? Case studies of two Australian departments

Sudiana, I Putu


This research uses the public value strategic framework (Moore 1995) as a means and end in analyzing how effective CBA is in assisting public decision making. The research found that the effectiveness of CBA in assisting public decision making is in a paradoxical situation. Conceptually, as agreed by public managers, CBA is a useful tool in assisting public decision making. However, in practice, by looking at two different departments, this study shows that CBA as a decision making tool has...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Crawford School of Public Policy
Date published: 2010
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Access Rights: Open Access


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