A Multiple Account Framework For Cost-Benefit Analysis

Campbell, Harry F. and Brown, Richard P. C. (2003) A Multiple Account Framework For Cost-Benefit Analysis. Discussion Paper No. 328, School of Economics, University of Queensland.

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Author Campbell, Harry F.
Brown, Richard P. C.
Title A Multiple Account Framework For Cost-Benefit Analysis
School, Department or Centre School of Economics
Institution University of Queensland
Open Access Status Other
Report Number Discussion Paper No. 328
Publication date 2003-06
Language eng
Subject 340209 Public Sector Economics
Abstract/Summary The paper presents a spreadsheet-based multiple account approach to cost-benefit analysis which incorporates all the usual concerns of cost-benefit analysts such as shadow-pricing to account for market failure, distribution of net benefits, sensitivity and risk analysis, cost of public funds, and environmental effects. The approach offers a number of advantages to both analysts and decision-makers, including transparency, a check on internal consistency and a detailed summary of project net benefits disaggregated by stakeholder group.
Keyword Cost-benefit analysis
Risk analysis
Additional Notes ISBN:14465523

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