Economic Evaluation comprises the techniques by which projects and programs are assessed for their economic desirability. The subject introduces students to these techniques: cost benefit analysis, cost effectiveness and cost utility analysis and multicriteria analysis. It considers the ethical issues raised by the use of economic evaluation for decisions about resource allocation, and the kinds of decisions for which each technique is appropriate.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.
School of Accounting and Finance
* Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the ethical basis of using economic evaluation for making decisions;
* Be able to use the techniques of economic evaluation to make decisions;
* Be able to assess the uses and limitations of the techniques.
Scarcity and community welfare.
The ethics of economic evaluation.
Introduction to cost-benefit analysis.
Allowing for differential timing
Allowing for equity and sustainability.
Critiquing a cost-benefit analysis.
Cost-effectiveness and cost-utility analysis
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The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.