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An economic analysis of the Wauna-Yarakita oil palm project using the Little and Mirrlees approach to project appraisal

Best, Patricia


This study investigates the relative merits of the two most frequently used methods of agricultural project appraisal - the Conventional Efficiency Analysis as described by Gittinger and the Little and Mirrlees methods - in relation to the development of an oil palm project in Guyana and in the context of Guyana's relatively open economy. An evaluation of the two alternative techniques are given in light of results. Using the existing literature on project evaluation...[Show more]

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Date published: 1978
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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