Edited by Richard Layard
Edited by Stephen Glaister
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print Publication Year:1994
Online Publication Date:November 2009
This second edition covers all the main problems that arise in a typical cost-benefit exercise. It is entirely up to date, reflecting the most recent research in the area. Part One covers the main theoretical issues affecting cost-benefit analysis. Part Two considers the problem of ascribing a monetary value to things. The third part covers six separate case studies drawn from real-life examples. The book begins with an extended elementary introduction written by the editors.