Cameron Hepburn


Things tagged 'cost benefit analysis'



    Brisbane Times – Striking, but today it might not be built bridge

    SYDNEY might never have got its iconic bridge if public-private partnerships had come to NSW early last century. Private firms would probably have scoffed at a tender to build and run the Harbour Bridge. Even if one had been found, it would have gone broke. That is the conclusion of new economic modelling obtained by […]

    The Economist – The heat is on – A survey of climate change

    Dismal calculations The economics of living with climate change or mitigating it SCIENTISTS are better at getting headlines than economists are: doom for the planet makes better copy than cost-benefit analyses. That may be why some economists feel that the issue has been captured by economically illiterate climatologists who do not seem to understand that […]