Cost Benefit Analysis (11208.1)
|Level:||Advanced Unit Level|
|HECS Bands:||2, 3|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||School of Government & Policy|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2019 Semester 1 DR Sarah YU (Ph: +61 2 62015468 ) ON-CAMPUS 2020 Semester 1 DR Sarah YU (Ph: +61 2 62015468 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit provides an investment analysis of the viability of social and economic projects or programs with a view of informing and guiding decision making. Cost benefit analysis uses microeconomic theory to determine whether society will be better off or worse off in aggregate if a particular project goes ahead. Particular attention is paid to incorporating the non-monetary costs and benefits of a project.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Write a Cost Benefit Analysis report that is suitable for public policy; and
2. Explain the principles behind cost benefit analysis.
One 2 hour lecture and one 1 hour tutorial on-campus per week.
11175 Introduction to Economics.
This unit requires prior exposure to basic microeconomic principles and theories, which are covered in the pre-requisite Introduction to Economics.
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