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Guide to Social Cost Benefit Analysis

Index

Air pollution................................................. 49

backward analysis....................................... 33

Better Business Cases................................ 44

capital charge.............................................. 15

CBA's limitations......................................... 43

Contingency sums....................................... 50

Deadweight cost of taxation........................ 15

depreciation................................................. 15

dis-benefits.................................................. 14

Discount rate............................................... 34

double counting........................................... 14

Economic Impact Analysis.......................... 54

Equity.......................................................... 47

Externalities................................................. 15

Finance leases............................................ 52

Financial analysis........................................ 11

Financing components................................ 51

General equilibrium effects......................... 54

Induced behaviour....................................... 15

interest........................................................ 15

intergenerational interests........................... 36

Market prices............................................... 18

Monte Carlo Simulation............................... 60

Multi-criteria analysis................................... 52

Multiplier effects.......................................... 19

Negative costs............................................. 14

non-use values............................................ 20

opportunity cost of labour............................ 17

point estimates............................................ 51

Preferences of future generations............... 10

Public Private Partnerships......................... 36

Real option values....................................... 28

Regulatory Impact Statements.................... 45

Relationship to Gross Domestic Product.... 47

Risk and uncertainty.................................... 50

rough CBA................................................... 45

Sensitivity analysis...................................... 50

Summary Cost-Benefit Analysis Table........ 41

Sunk costs................................................... 28

sustainability................................................ 36

Taxes and subsidies................................... 27

Thought experiments.................................. 25

unquantifiable benefits................................ 32

Value of life................................................. 49

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