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Cost-benefit analysis and water resources management / edited by Roy Brouwer and David Pearce.

Contributor(s): Brouwer, Roy | Pearce, David W. (David William)Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2005. Description: xxvi, 404 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cmISBN: 1843763591 (pbk.); 9781843763598 (pbk.)Subject(s): Water resources development -- Cost effectiveness -- Case studiesDDC classification: 333.91 LOC classification: HD1691 | .C67 2005Online resources: WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
TOC 1. Introduction / R. Brouwer and D. W. Pearce -- 2. Economic criteria for water allocation and valuation / R. A. Young -- 3. Water as an economic good / J. Briscoe -- 4. Appraising flood control investments in the UK / D. W. Pearce and R. Smale -- 5. Cost-benefit analysis and flood control policy in The Netherlands / R. Brouwer and J. M. Kind -- 6. Cost-benefit analysis of river restoration in Denmark / A. Dubgaard, M. F. Kallesoe, J. Ladenburg and M. L. Petersen -- 7. Cost-benefit analysis and complex river basin management in the Stockholm archipelago in Sweden / P. Frykblom, H. Scharin, T. Soderqvist and A. Helgesson
Summary: Summary: "How are the economic values of water and water quality accounted for in policy and project appraisal? This important new book aims to give an overview of the state of the art in Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) in water resources management throughout Europe and North America, along with an examination of current applications." "The distinguished authors highlight problems and challenges encountered in the use of CBA in
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Online version:
Cost-benefit analysis and water resources management.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2005
(OCoLC)648636145

Includes bibliographical references and index.

TOC 1. Introduction / R. Brouwer and D. W. Pearce --
2. Economic criteria for water allocation and valuation / R. A. Young --
3. Water as an economic good / J. Briscoe --
4. Appraising flood control investments in the UK / D. W. Pearce and R. Smale --
5. Cost-benefit analysis and flood control policy in The Netherlands / R. Brouwer and J. M. Kind --
6. Cost-benefit analysis of river restoration in Denmark / A. Dubgaard, M. F. Kallesoe, J. Ladenburg and M. L. Petersen --
7. Cost-benefit analysis and complex river basin management in the Stockholm archipelago in Sweden / P. Frykblom, H. Scharin, T. Soderqvist and A. Helgesson

Summary:
"How are the economic values of water and water quality accounted for in policy and project appraisal? This important new book aims to give an overview of the state of the art in Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) in water resources management throughout Europe and North America, along with an examination of current applications." "The distinguished authors highlight problems and challenges encountered in the use of CBA in

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