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Benefit-cost analysis

a political economy approach

by A. Allan Schmid

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic development projects -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Economic development projects -- Evaluation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA. Allan Schmid.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD47.4 .S36 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 354 p. :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2530301M
    ISBN 100813307325
    LC Control Number88005782

    The past decade has seen increased attention to cost-effectiveness and benefit-cost analysis in education as administrators are being asked to accomplish more with the same or even fewer resources, philanthropists are keen to calculate their “return on investment” in social programs, and the general public is increasingly scrutinizing how resources are allocated to schools and .


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