Welcome to Finance and Administration's Benefit-Cost site. From here access can be made to the electronic version of the Guide to Benefit-Cost Analysis in Transport Canada. The guide's focus is the benefit-cost analysis (BCA) of transportation projects. Practical guidance is provided on how to evaluate the economic merits of alternative expenditure proposals using BCA. Illustrative examples are included from Transport Canada projects. Where needed the guide discusses the rationale behind key elements of BCA.
A link has been provided to the Treasury Board Benefit-Cost Analysis Guide, which provides a more general treatment of BCA. Further guidance on BCA will be forthcoming in the future at this site. Such publications, which are currently available in hard copy, include:
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The Guide to Benefit-Cost Analysis in Transport Canada - September 1994 document is available in PDF format. File size is 337 KB. In order to view it, you will need a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 3.0 or higher).
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