Cost-benefit analysis III
Readings due before class on Monday, April 2, 2018
Important: The PDFs for Boardman, et al. and for Schroeder and Howland are posted on Learning Suite.
- Chapter 20 in Anthony E. Boardman, et al., Cost-Benefit Analysis: Concepts and PracticeAnthony E. Boardman et al., Cost-Benefit Analysis: Concepts and Practice, 4th ed. (Boston: Pearson, 2011).
- Richard Fowles and Sofia Nyström, “Introduction to an Econometric Cost-Benefit Approach”, 2012
- This is the official guidance and methodology that Utah’s Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice has used for CBA since 2012. You can see more details here. You don’t have to read this in as much detail.
- Office of Regulatory Analysis and Evaluation, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “Preliminary Cost-Benefit Analysis of Ultrasonic and Camera Backup Systems,” August 2006
- This is an example of a federal CBA and is a good template for other analyses. You don’t have to read this in as much detail.
- Rebecca Schroeder and Jared L. Howland, “Shelf-ready: A cost-benefit analysis”Rebecca Schroeder and Jared L. Howland, “Shelf-Ready: A Cost-Benefit Analysis,” Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services 35, no. 4 (2011): 129–34, doi:10.1016/j.lcats.2011.04.002.
- This is an example of a non-governmental, nonprofity CBA.