Return on Investments for Community Infrastructure Projects? A Foundation for Rural Development Strategy
AbstractWith decreasing populations and declining resources, rural governments are finding it challenging determining how to make investments in their infrastructure. This paper defines the problem confronting rural governments and develops a process for making infrastructure decisions to maximize community welfare.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas with number 6738.
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Infrastructure; Public Goods; Rural Development; Social Welfare Economics; Community/Rural/Urban Development; Public Economics;
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- NEP-ALL-2008-12-14 (All new papers)
- NEP-CSE-2008-12-14 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-PBE-2008-12-14 (Public Economics)
- NEP-PPM-2008-12-14 (Project, Program & Portfolio Management)
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