This paper discusses the use and usefulness of social cost-benefit analysis. An analysis of the value of project appraisal under uncertainty is provided.

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Little, I.M.D.
Mirlees, J.A.
The World Bank

Little, I.M.D. and J.A. Mirlees (1990). Project Appraisal and Planning Twenty Years On. In S. Fischer, D. de Tray and S. Shah (eds.), Proceedings of the World Bank Annual Conference on Development Economics 1990. The World Bank, Washington, DC.

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