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ECN 230 | Benefit Cost Analysis

Professor Choi.

Benefit Cost Analysis

A benefit cost analysis finds, quantifies, and adds together all of the positive impacts or benefits of a project.  It then identifies, quantifies, and subtracts all the negative impacts or costs of a project or action.

The difference between the two determines whether or not the project or action is advisable.

It is a challenge to do a benefit cost analysis well, because it is difficult to include and quantify all the costs and benefits properly.

This LibGuide provides links to resources for benefit cost analysis research, as well as information on how to evaluate, cite, and write your research paper.

 

 

 

 

 

Image source:  Toby Hobson. CC BY-SA 3.0.  Wikimedia Commons.