Benefit-Cost Analysis: Financial and Economic Appraisal Using Spreadsheets

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1.1The [With and Without] Approach to Benefit-Cost Analysis3
1.2Typical Time-Stream of Project Net Benefits5
1.3Relationship between the Project, Private, Efficiency and Referent Group Net Benefits7
1.4The Benefit-Cost Analysis Spreadsheet12
1.5Project Appraisal and Evaluation as a Continuous Process15
2.1Investment Appraisal a Private Perspective19
2.2A Country's Inter-temporal Production Possibilities Curve22
2.3The Inter-temporal Effects of International Trade23
2.4Net Benefit Stream of a Two-period Investment Project25
2.5Net Present Value in Relation to the Discount Rate26
2.6Calculating Internal Rates of Return One Positive Value27
2.7Calculating Internal Rates of Return Two Positive Values28
2.8Net Present Value in Relation to the Discount Rate the Two Positive Internal Rates of Return Case29
2.9Net Present Value in Relation to the Discount Rate the No Internal Rate of Return Case30
3.1Switching48
3.2Spreadsheet Presentation of DCF Calculation54
3.3Using Built-In Spreadsheet Formulae56
3.4Referencing within the Spreadsheet58
3.5Selecting and Pasting a Built-in Formula59
4.1NFG Case Study: Key Variables Table80
4.2NFG Case Study: Project Cash Flow Table81
4.3NFG Case Study: Private Net Benefits Table83
A4.1ICP Project Solution: Key Input Variables89
A4.2ICP Project Solution: The Project Cash Flow89
A4.3ICP Project Solution: The Private Cash Flow90
5.1The Efficiency Benefit-Cost Analysis Pricing Rule93
5.2Competitive Market Equilibrium94
5.3The Effect of a Minimum Wage97
5.4An Individual's Leisure Supply and Demand99
5.5The Market for Rental Units with Rent Control100
5.6The Market for an Imported Good Subject to a Tariff101
5.7The Market for Diesel Fuel Subject to a Subsidy102
5.8Demand and Costs in the Electricity Industry103
5.9Demand for Labour by a Monopoly105
5.10Supply for Labour to a Monopsony106
5.11Monopoly Output with and without a Subsidy107
5.12A Consumer Good Subject to an Indirect Tax109
5.13NFG Case Study: Key Variables Table with Efficiency Prices115

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