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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