Cost-Benefit Analysis

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Cost-Benefit Analysis

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Business Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Course Description:

    An understanding of the economist’s approach to evaluating government investments or programmes, the welfare economics foundations for economic valuation methods and environmental cost-benefit analysis, and other economic theories relevant to project and policy appraisals.

    Course Objectives:

    • To provide microeconomic and public economic fundamentals leading to need for conducting a cost-benefit analysis
    • To outline the theoretical concept of cost-benefit analysis
    • To illustrate methods used for valuation of project impacts
    • To discuss case studies and highlight common errors in impact valuation and cost-benefit analysis

    Teaching Methods:

    • Lecture
    • Class discussion
    • Problem-based learning
    • Project-based learning
    • Case study

    Teaching Media:

    • PowerPoint Presentations
    • Chalkboard/ Whiteboard

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