Applied Benefit-Cost Analysis

Applied Benefit-Cost Analysis

Elgar Research Reviews in Economics

Andrew Schmitz and Richard O. Zerbe, Jr.

Benefit-cost analysis reduces all of the impacts of a proposed policy change to a common unit of measurement. It is used in a wide variety of fields including agriculture, life and health, transportation and the environment. This research review surveys a judicious selection of previously published papers indispensable to the study of applied benefit-cost analysis.

Review Article

Andrew Schmitz and Richard O. Zerbe, Jr.

Subjects: economics and finance, public finance, valuation

Benefit-cost analysis reduces all of the impacts of a proposed policy change to a common unit of measurement. It is used in a wide variety of fields including agriculture, life and health, transportation and the environment. This research review surveys a judicious selection of previously published papers indispensable to the study of applied benefit-cost analysis.

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