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Cost-Benefit Analysis: Concepts and Practice
Part I: Overview 1. Introduction to Cost-Benefit Analysis 2. Conceptual Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis Part II: Fundamentals of Cost-Benefit Analysis 3. Basic Microeconomic Foundations ofExpand
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“Just give me a number!” Practical values for the social discount rate
A major reason the quality of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) varies widely is inconsistent use of the social discount rate (SDR). This article offers guidance about the choice of the SDR. Namely, weExpand
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Policy analysis : concepts and practice
I. INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS. 1. Preview: The Canadian Salmon Fishery. 2. What Is Policy Analysis? 3. Toward Professional Ethics. II. CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS FOR PROBLEM ANALYSIS. 4.Expand
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The Advent of Internet Surveys for Political Research: A Comparison of Telephone and Internet Samples
The Internet offers a number of advantages as a survey mode: low marginal cost per completed response, capabilities for providing respondents with large quantities of information, speed, andExpand
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Early identification and treatment of Alzheimer's disease: Social and fiscal outcomes
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that places substantial burdens on those who provide support for family members with declining cognitive and functional abilities.Expand
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Information and effort in contingent valuation surveys: application to global climate change using national internet samples ☆
This contingent valuation study investigates the issues of information access and respondent effort, and is based on a series of national Internet samples. The focus is on a split-sample treatment,Expand
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Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice, 4th Edition
This book both introduces and explores the hows and whys of the practices of public policy. Expand
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Organizational Report Cards
In the 1990s, consumers, professional organizations, government officials, and third-party payers have become increasingly concerned about how to assess the quality of the services provided byExpand
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From Mutual Aid to the Welfare State: Fraternal Societies and Social Services, 1890-1967
From Mutual Aid to the Welfare State: Fraternal Societies and Social Services, 18901967, by David T. Beito, 2000, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. Civil society encompasses theExpand
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