Cost-Benefit Analysis


Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Second edition

  • Edited by Richard Layard


    Edited by Stephen Glaister

  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

    Online Publication Date:November 2009

    Online ISBN:9780511521942

    Hardback ISBN:9780521461283

    Paperback ISBN:9780521466745

  • Book DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511521942

    Subjects: Microeconomics

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.


 Reviews:

'The introduction is an excellent review of the basic principles of cost benefit analysis, and the readings are definitive. An excellent basis for a course.' Geoffrey Heal, Columbia University

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