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ECON 4407 [0.5 credit] Project Evaluation

Techniques and problems in the evaluation of public and private projects. Examination of alternative approaches to public decision-making including cost-benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, and multiple-objective frameworks. Case studies of projects in various areas such as natural resources, the environment, human resources, public services, and transportation.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 2030 with a grade of C- or higher and ECON 2220 (or equivalent, or STAT 2605 or STAT 3502) with a grade of C- or higher.
Lectures three hours a week.