9780137002696

Cost-Benefit Analysis

by ; ; ;
  • ISBN13:

    9780137002696

  • ISBN10:

    0137002696

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/17/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $36.75
    Check/Direct Deposit: $35.00
List Price: $197.80 Save up to $100.61
  • Rent Book $118.68
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

KEY BENEFIT:This authoritative, market-leading text is known for its consistent application of a nine-step framework for conducting or interpreting a cost-benefit analysis. Introduction to Cost-Benefit Analysis; Conceptual Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis; Economics Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis; Valuing Benefits and Costs in Primary Markets; Valuing Benefits and Costs in Secondary Markets; Discounting Benefits and Costs in Future Time Periods; Dealing with Uncertainty: Expected Values, Sensitivity Analysis, and the Value of Information; Option Price and Option Value; Existence Value; The Social Discount Rate; Predicting and Monetizing Impacts; Valuing Impacts From Observed Behavior: Experiments and Quasi-Experiments; Valuing Impacts from Observed Behavior: Direct Estimation of Demand Curves; Valuing Impacts from Observed Behavior: Indirect Market Methods; Contingent Valuation: Using Surveys to Elicit Information About Costs and Benefits; Shadow Prices from Secondary Sources; Shadow Prices: Applications to Developing Countries; Cost-Effectiveness Analysis; Distributionally Weighted Cost-Benefit Analysis; How Accurate is CBA? For program analysts and program managers.

Table of Contents

Part I: Overview
Chapter 1. Introduction to Cost-Benefit Analysis
Chapter 2. Conceptual Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis
Part II: Fundamentals of CBA
Chapter 3. Economics Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis
Chapter 4. Valuing Benefits and Costs in Primary Markets
Chapter 5. Valuing Benefits and Costs in Secondary Markets
Chapter 6. Discounting Benefits and Costs in Future Time Periods
Chapter 7. Dealing with Uncertainty: Expected Values, Sensitivity Analysis, and the Value of Information
Chapter 8. Option Price and Option Value
Chapter 9. Existence Value
Chapter 10. The Social Discount Rate
Part III: Valuation of Impacts

Chapter 11. Predicting and Monetizing Impacts
Chapter 12. Valuing Impacts From Observed Behavior: Experiments and Quasi-Experiments
Chapter 13. Valuing Impacts from Observed Behavior: Direct Estimation of Demand Curves
Chapter 14. Valuing Impacts from Observed Behavior: Indirect Market Methods
Chapter 15. Contingent Valuation: Using Surveys to Elicit Information About Costs and Benefits
Chapter 16. Shadow Prices from Secondary Sources
Chapter 17. Shadow Prices: Applications to Developing Countries
Part IV: Related Methods
Chapter 18. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
Chapter 19. Distributionally Weighted Cost-Benefit Analysis
Chapter 20. How Accurate is CBA?

Rewards Program

Write a Review