Evaluation of Public Expenditures

ECON 521

Basic development of cost benefit analysis from alternative points of view, for example, equity debt, and economy as a whole. Techniques include: construction of cash flows, alternative investment rules, inflation adjustments, optimal timing and duration of projects, private and social pricing. Adjustments for economic distortions, foreign exchange adjustments, risk and income distribution examined in the context of present value rules. Examples and cases from both developed and developing countries.
Curriculum Codes
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • ENVIRON 532
  • PUBPOL 596
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring