role of uncertainties in the economic evaluation of water-resources projects.

by Edward Gregory Altouney

Publisher: Project on Engineering-Economic Planning, Stanford University in Stanford, Calif

Written in English
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SeriesProject on Engineering-Economic Planning. Report EEP-7
LC ClassificationsHD1691 .A48
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 115 p.
Number of Pages115
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Open LibraryOL5185587M
LC Control Number75004514

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The purpose of this paper is to consider the issue of uncertainties in water resources systems, and to introduce approaches for quantifying associated risks.

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The presence of uncertainties in assessing benefits and costs detracts from deterministic economic evaluation. This paper examines three probabilistic economic evaluation procedures: stochastic dominance, expected gain-confidence limit, and Hurwicz by: 6. The Economic Performance of Public Investments: An Ex Post Evaluation of Water Resources Investments By Robert H.

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There are two common problems in flood hydrology: 1) estimate the return period for a given flood; and 2) estimate the flood for a given return period. Initially, it should be considered that an economic evaluation of water resources “services” and of aquatic ecosystems should be considered to be an important foundation for the methodology and future actions.

these “services” and the determination of their economic value will be the basis for the proper governability of hydric resources. water resources systems projects in which modelling has had a critical role.

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Chapter 3. Guidelines for the Economic Analysis of Water Supply Projects Author: Asian Development Bank Subject: These sector guidelines present the main principles, concepts, and procedures applied in the economic analysis of water supply projects.

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