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Benefit-Cost Assessment Handbook for Water Programs, Volume I

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This handbook - a primer on benefit-cost assessment - shows how economic principles can help decisionmakers make these difficult choices. Its primary intent is to demonstrate the common sense inherent in benefit-cost assessments of alternative choices. In addition, this handbook shows how to add an economic dimension to scientific and technical analyses in considering the full range of impacts from a proposed water quality action.

Author:

Desvousges, William H., and Smith, V. Kerry

Resource Type:

Research paper/report

Location:

EERM

Use Type:

Basic theory
EPA programs

Topic:

Cost-benefit analysis
General policy analysis
Methodology

Relevance:

High

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