The social rate of return on infrastructure investments

Large potential benefits of infrastructure may elude identification and measurement by conventional cost-benefit analysis. Canning and Bennathan estimate social rates of return on general capital, by examining the effect on aggregate output and comparing that effect with the costs of construction

Main Author: Canning, David
Corporate Authors: World Bank Development Research Group, World Bank Infrastructure Group
Other Authors: Bennathan, Esra
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC (1818 H St., NW, Washington 20433) ;s.l. Private Sector Development and Infrastructure, Infrastructure Group 2000, [2000]
Series:Policy research working paper
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Collection: World Bank E-Library Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Large potential benefits of infrastructure may elude identification and measurement by conventional cost-benefit analysis. Canning and Bennathan estimate social rates of return on general capital, by examining the effect on aggregate output and comparing that effect with the costs of construction
Item Description:"July 2000"--Cover. - Includes bibliographical references (p. 31-33)
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (48 p) ill 28 cm