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Fetişizarea analizei cost-beneficiu în decizia publică de alocare a resurselor


  • Iacob Mihaela

    (Academia de Studii Economice din Bucureşti)


Cost-benefit analysis (CBA), as a distinctive tool for public investment projects evaluation laying in the portfolio of the governmental authorities, strives to replicate the market in establishing economic standards for the measurement of their success, while the government’s actions are in explicit contradiction with the market test. In this paper, CBA is being scrutinized from two angles.

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  • Iacob Mihaela, 2011. "Fetişizarea analizei cost-beneficiu în decizia publică de alocare a resurselor," Revista OEconomica, Romanian Society for Economic Science, Revista OEconomica, issue 04, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:oen:econom:y:2011:i:04:id:312

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    Cited by:

    1. Alexandru Butiseacă & Mihaela Iacob, 2014. "“Trade Liberalization with Chinese Characteristics”: Few Notes on PRC’s WTO Membership," Romanian Economic Journal, Department of International Business and Economics from the Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest, vol. 17(52), pages 137-156, June.
    2. Octavian-Dragomir JORA & Alexandru BUTISEACA, 2014. "“Free Trade Semantic Disagreements”: Why Wto-Style Multilateral Liberalization And Ftas Stand Much Closer To Protectionism," Romanian Economic Business Review, Romanian-American University, vol. 9(2), pages 7-28, June.

    More about this item


    free market; government intervention; utility; welfare; cost-benefit analysis; mainstream economics; Austrian economics;

    JEL classification:

    • D01 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Microeconomic Behavior: Underlying Principles
    • D61 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Allocative Efficiency; Cost-Benefit Analysis
    • D62 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Externalities
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • H21 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Efficiency; Optimal Taxation
    • H43 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Project Evaluation; Social Discount Rate
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
    • I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs


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