Benefit-Cost Analysis: Financial and Economic Appraisal Using Spreadsheets

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3.1Discount Factors for 10% and 15% Discount Rates39
3.2Discounted Net Cash Flow for a Hypothetical Project ($ millions)39
3.3Ranking of Projects by NPV and Profitability Ratio ($ thousands)50
3.4Ranking Lumpy Projects ($ thousands)51
3.5Two Investments with Different Lives52
3.6Establishing Equal Project Lives52
4.1Nominal vs. Real Cash Flows65
4.2Incremental Cash Flows68
4.3Calculating Depreciation Using the Straight-Line Method70
4.4Investment in Working Capital71
4.5Deriving the Private Cash Flow on Farmer's Equity73
4.6Project Cash Flows Equal Debt Plus Equity (Private) Cash Flows74
4.7NFG's Annual Operating Costs79
A4.1Investment Costs: Yarn-Spinning Project: ICP86
A4.2Employment: Yarn-Spinning Project: ICP87
A4.3Additional Cost of Locating in Southern Thailand88
5.1Indirect Taxes or Subsidies on NFG Project Inputs114
6.1Classification of Net Benefits123
6.2Using Shadow-prices to Identify Referent Group Benefits and Costs126
9.1Sensitivity Analysis Results: NPVs for Hypothetical Road Project ($ thousands at 10% discount rate)197
9.2A Discrete Probability Distribution of Road Construction Costs ($ thousands)198
9.3Calculating the Expected Value from a Discrete Probability Distribution ($ thousands)199
9.4Joint Probability Distribution: Correlated Variables ($ thousands)200
9.5Joint Probability Distribution: Uncorrelated Variables ($ thousands)200
11.1Distribution of Households by Annual Income239
11.2Income Distribution by Deciles239
11.3Distribution of Income by Sector240
11.4Income Distribution by Percentile241
11.5Comparing Projects with Different Atemporal Distributions243
11.6Comparing Projects with Different Aggregate Benefits and Distributions244
11.7Applying Distributional Weights to Project Net Benefits244
11.8Responsiveness of Distributional Weights to Changes in n249
11.9Threshold Distributional Weights253
11.10Distributional Weighting in the NFG Project254
11.11Threshold Combinations of Distributional Weights255
11.12Composite Distributional Weights258
12.1Hypothetical Water Quality Improvement Project Options270
12.2Hypothetical Travel Cost Example277
12.3Impact of Road Noise Changes on Property Values280


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