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Global Cost-Benefit Analysis

Michael A. Livermore, A. J. Glusman, and Gonzalo Moyano

in The Globalization of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199934386
eISBN:
9780199333028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934386.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While cost-benefit analysis is not as prevalent in developing and emerging countries, the use of cost-benefit analysis as an aid to environmental decision-making has expanded in recent years in ... More


Contingent Valuation Methodology and the US Institutional Framework

John B. Loomis

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Contingent valuation has been used officially and unofficially by Federal and State agencies in the USA for a number of decades, although its use accelerated in the early 1980s. The results of CV ... More


Investment and performance appraisal

Alan Peacock and Ilde Rizzo

in The Heritage Game: Economics, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213177
eISBN:
9780191707124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213177.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

To accord with the principle of consumer sovereignty, a first requirement is that where government funding is used, the choice of projects must required some method of eliciting individual ... More


Cost-Benefit Analysis of Investment Incentives

Ellen Harpel

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter gives practical suggestions for how (and why) governments should undertake cost-benefit analyses in the design of investment incentives. Drawing on relevant case studies and examples ... More


The Censor's Hand: The Misregulation of Human-Subject Research

Carl E. Schneider

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028912
eISBN:
9780262328784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028912.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Medical and social progress depend on research with human subjects. When that research is done in institutions getting federal money, it is regulated by federally required and supervised ... More


The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

Debarati Guha-Sapir and Indhira Santos (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199841936
eISBN:
9780199950157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841936.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Natural disasters, in particular climate related ones, are increasing in frequency. Along with this, their socio economic impacts have doubled or even tripled. These trends present important ... More


Evaluating Environmental Justice: Analytic Lessons from the Academic Literature and in Practice

Ronald J. Shadbegian and Ann Wolverton

in Failed Promises: Evaluating the Federal Government's Response to Environmental Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028837
eISBN:
9780262327138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028837.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter analyzes the difficult challenges that arise when considering the environmental justice effects of federal rules and regulations. It complements the discussion in Chapter 4 by examining ... More


The Green’s Gambit

Benjamin Hale

in The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035408
eISBN:
9780262336499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035408.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter argues that reasons are underdetermined and often left out of value-based discussions of nature. The chapter offers a rough sketch of Kantian moral theory – particularly the first two ... More


Economic values and evidence: evaluating criminal justice policy

Kevin Albertson, Katherine Albertson, Chris Fox, and Dan Ellingworth

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Economic theory seeks to determine the most effective use of scarce resources in achieving a given goal. This chapter discusses evaluation of criminal justice interventions with a view to increasing ... More


Introduction

Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann, Lisa Sachs, Lise Johnson, and Perrine Toledano

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The introduction sets the scene for the rest of the volume, providing an introduction to the key questions related to investment incentives in the context of broader public policy objectives. The ... More


Mindless Costs

Philippe Grandjean

in Only One Chance: How Environmental Pollution Impairs Brain Development -- and How to Protect the Brains of the Next Generation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199985388
eISBN:
9780199346233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985388.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Brain damage is not just a biochemical effect or physiological change, as the brain is crucial for who we are and what we can achieve. Economists argue that cost estimates are necessary to prioritize ... More


Conclusions: Outstanding Issues on the Design and Implementation of Incentives Policies

Lise Johnson, Perrine Toledano, Lisa Sachs, and Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The chapter synthesizes some of the main conclusions of the book and highlights the need for further research and collaborative dialogue in order to optimize the impact of incentives for sustainable ... More


A Holistic Approach to Investment Incentives

Louis Brennan and Frances Ruane

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that locations should adopt a holistic approach to the design of their FDI policy (including any incentives), and that their rationale for whether and how to promote FDI should be ... More


Introduction

Gilles Carbonnier

in Humanitarian Economics: War, Disaster, and the Global Aid Market

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491543
eISBN:
9780190638467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491543.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The introductory chapter presents humanitarian economics as an emerging field of study that offers a largely untapped potential to improve humanitarian policy and practice. The behaviour of ... More


Mineral nutrition of terrestrial carnivorous plants

Lubomír Adamec and Andrej Pavlovič

in Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, ecology, and evolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198779841
eISBN:
9780191825873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779841.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Mineral nutrition is thought to be the key process leading to the evolution of botanical carnivory. This chapter reviews the current understanding of ecophysiological processes associated with ... More


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