THE ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT OF ROADING PROPOSALS - A REVIEW OF METHODS AND PROBLEMS

THE ASSESSMENT OF COST OF A PROPOSED WORK AGAINST THE VALUE OF THE BENEFITS DERIVED FROM THE WORK PROVIDES A RATIONAL BASIS FOR THE SELECTION BETWEEN ALTERNATIVE PROPOSALS. THE CONCEPTS OF COST/BENEFIT ANALYSIS AND SOME OF THE ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF CALCULATION ARE PRESENTED; SOME OF THE CONSEQUENT DIFFICULTIES IN APPRAISAL (PARTICULARLY IN ASSIGNING MONETARY VALUES TO SEMI-INTANGIBLE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES) ARE DISCUSSED. /TRRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • SESSION G
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Roads Board /New Zealand

    /Roading Symposium, 1967
    ,   United States 
  • Authors:
    • Williman, A
  • Publication Date: 1970

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  • Accession Number: 00201504
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 11 1972 12:00AM