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A Practical Guide to Cost Benefit Analysis

Dobes, Leo


Versatile and comprehensive, cost–benefit analysis (CBA) can be applied to any number of policy issues. Construction of a dam or a road are relatively straightforward candidates for cost–benefit analysis and are often used as examples in textbooks. But cost– benefit analysis has also been used to assess the net social benefits of an almost endless range of regulatory and policy issues. A small, illustrative selection could include: the benefits of health warnings on cigarette packets...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Book chapter


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