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Cost-Benefit Analysis: A Survey

  • A. R. Prest
  • R. Turvey

Abstract

The order of discussion in this survey article will be as follows: in I we shall outline the development and scope of the subject in general terms; II will be concerned with general principles; in III we shall survey particular applications of cost-benefit techniques, examining the uses made of them in a variety of fields—water-supply projects, transport, land usage, health, education, research, etc. We shall proceed to a general summing up in IV, and conclude with a bibliography.

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Interest Rate Demand Curve Public Investment Irrigation Project Freight Rate 
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