Cost-benefit Analysis and Project Appraisal in Developing Countries

Cost-benefit Analysis and Project Appraisal in Developing Countries

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The techniques and methods of project appraisal in developing countries have been considerably expanded and refined since they were first introduced in the late 1960s. This up-to-date and authoritative survey volume demonstrates the ways in which cost-benefit analysis has developed in response to changes in economic circumstances and conditions over the past three decades. An international group of academic and professional economists covers areas including problems in the practical application of cost-benefit techniques by international agencies, the treatment of income distribution, discounting, the effects method, the logical framework as a complement to project appraisal, aid tying, risk criteria in decision making, benefit valuation in the water sector, the appraisal of technical assistance projects, privatization in transition economies and shadow pricing in transition economies. Professor Kirkpatrick and Professor Weiss have prepared an insightful overview essay introducing the broad selection of work presented in this volume.A single goal is a quite common constraint, but restriction to only one or two purposes is also a feature in some cases. ... Although the original concept was for a single page summary, and this was often relaxed formally to allow a second page, many ... CIDA(1980), a#39;Guide for the use of the Logical Framework Approach in the Management and Evaluation of CIDAa#39;s ... Famiyeh, J. (1991), a#39; The Logical Framework Concept in Agricultural Policy Planninga#39;, unpublished PhD thesis, anbsp;...

Title:Cost-benefit Analysis and Project Appraisal in Developing Countries
Author: Colin H. Kirkpatrick, John Weiss
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing - 1996-01-01

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