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Robert John Brent

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Economics Department
Fordham University

New York City, New York (United States)
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Articles

  1. Robert J. Brent, 2014. "Female Education, HIV/AIDS and Th e Education Vaccine in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Condoms Piece of the Puzzle," Journal of African Development, African Finance and Economic Association, vol. 16(2), pages 41-71.
  2. Brent Robert J., 2013. "A cost-benefit framework for evaluating conditional cash-transfer programs," Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, De Gruyter, vol. 4(2), pages 159-180, August.
  3. Robert J. Brent, 2012. "The Effects Of Hiv Medications On The Quality Of Life Of Older Adults In New York City," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 21(8), pages 967-976, August.
  4. Robert Brent, 2011. "An implicit price of a DALY for use in a cost-benefit analysis of ARVs," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(11), pages 1413-1421.
  5. Robert J. Brent, 2010. "A social cost-benefit criterion for evaluating Voluntary Counseling and Testing with an application to Tanzania," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(2), pages 154-172.
  6. Robert J. Brent, 2010. "Why Countries Have Both Subsidized and Free Condoms to Prevent HIV/AIDS: the Role of Stigma Mitigation," Journal of African Development, African Finance and Economic Association, vol. 12(2), pages 61-71.
  7. Robert Brent, 2009. "A cost-benefit analysis of a condom social marketing programme in Tanzania," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(4), pages 497-509.
  8. Robert Brent, 2009. "A cost-benefit analysis of female primary education as a means of reducing HIV/AIDS in Tanzania," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(14), pages 1731-1743.
  9. Robert Brent, 2008. "The role of user fees in the cost-benefit analysis of privatization with an application to inpatient psychiatric services in the US," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 40(15), pages 1985-1993.
  10. Robert Brent, 2006. "Does female education prevent the spread of HIV-AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa?," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 38(5), pages 491-503.
  11. Robert J. Brent, 2004. "The role of public and private transfers in the cost-benefit analysis of mental health programs," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 13(11), pages 1125-1136.
  12. Robert Brent, 2003. "The tax implications of cost shifting in cost-benefit analysis in mental health," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(8), pages 943-950.
  13. Robert J. Brent, 2002. "A Simple Method for Converting a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis into a Cost-Benefit Analysis with an Application to State Mental Health Expenditures," Public Finance Review, , vol. 30(2), pages 144-160, March.
  14. Robert J. Brent, 1998. "Estimating the effectiveness and benefits of alcohol treatment programmes for use in economic evaluations," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(2), pages 217-226, February.
  15. Brent, Robert J, 1995. "Cost-Benefit Analysis, User Prices, and State Expenditures in India," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 50(3), pages 327-341.
  16. Brent, Robert J, 1993. "Country Estimates of Social Discount Rates Based on Changes in Life Expectancies," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 46(3), pages 399-409.
  17. Robert J. Brent, 1991. "The Cost-Benefit Analysis of Government Loams," Public Finance Review, , vol. 19(1), pages 43-66, January.
  18. Brent, Robert J, 1991. "The Shadow Wage Rate and the Numbers Effect," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 46(2), pages 186-197.
  19. Brent, Robert J., 1991. "A new approach to valuing a life," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 44(2), pages 165-171, March.
  20. Brent, Robert J., 1986. "An axiomatic basis for the three objective social welfare function within a poverty context," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 20(1), pages 89-94.
  21. Brent, Robert J., 1986. "Lagged reactions in short-run estimates of tax shifting of company income and sales taxes in Kenya," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 20(1), pages 15-32.
  22. Robert J. Brent, 1984. "Use of Distributional Weights in Cost-Benefit Analysis: a Survey of Schools," Public Finance Review, , vol. 12(2), pages 213-230, April.
  23. Robert J. Brent, 1980. "Distinguishing between Money income and Utility income in Cost-Benefit Analisys," Public Finance Review, , vol. 8(2), pages 131-152, April.
  24. Brent, Robert J, 1979. "A Cross-section Framework for Estimating Jointly the Extent of Shifting of Sales and Company Income Taxes, with an Application to Kenya," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 34(1), pages 51-68.

Chapters

  1. Robert J. Brent, 2009. "Overview of the Field and the Contributions in the Handbook," Chapters,in: Handbook of Research on Cost–Benefit Analysis, chapter 1 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Robert J. Brent, 2009. "Cost–Benefit Analysis and the Evaluation of the Effects of Corruption on Public Projects," Chapters,in: Handbook of Research on Cost–Benefit Analysis, chapter 15 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  3. Robert J. Brent & Booi Themeli, 2009. "Cost–Benefit Analysis of Environmental Projects and the Role of Distributional Weights," Chapters,in: Handbook of Research on Cost–Benefit Analysis, chapter 6 Edward Elgar Publishing.

Books

  1. Robert J. Brent, 2014. "Cost–Benefit Analysis and Health Care Evaluations, Second Edition," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14892.
  2. Robert J. Brent (ed.), 2009. "Handbook of Research on Cost–Benefit Analysis," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12590.

Citations

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Articles

  1. Brent Robert J., 2013. "A cost-benefit framework for evaluating conditional cash-transfer programs," Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, De Gruyter, vol. 4(2), pages 159-180, August.

    Cited by:

    1. Dietrich, Stephan & Malerba, Daniele & Barrientos, Armando & Gassmann, Franziska, 2017. "Rates of return to antipoverty transfers in Uganda," MERIT Working Papers 040, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
    2. Alderman, Harold & Behrman, Jere R. & Tasneem, Afia, 2015. "The contribution of increased equity to the estimated social benefits from a transfer program: An illustration from PROGRESA:," IFPRI discussion papers 1475, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

  2. Robert J. Brent, 2012. "The Effects Of Hiv Medications On The Quality Of Life Of Older Adults In New York City," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 21(8), pages 967-976, August.

    Cited by:

    1. Brent, Robert J., 2016. "The value of reducing HIV stigma," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 151(C), pages 233-240.
    2. Jean-Claude Berthelemy & Josselin Thuilliez & Ogobara Doumbo & Jean Gaudart, 2013. "Malaria and protective behaviours: is there a malaria trap?," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) inserm-00838508, HAL.

  3. Robert Brent, 2011. "An implicit price of a DALY for use in a cost-benefit analysis of ARVs," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(11), pages 1413-1421.

    Cited by:

    1. Fernando Lavadenz & Carla Pantanali & Eliana Zeballos, 2015. "Thirty Years of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Argentina," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 22124, June.
    2. Stein, Alexander J., 2013. "Rethinking the measurement of undernutrition in a broader health context: Should we look at possible causes or actual effects:," IFPRI discussion papers 1298, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    3. Brent, Robert J., 2016. "The value of reducing HIV stigma," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 151(C), pages 233-240.
    4. Alberto Chong & Marco Gonzalez-Navarro & Dean Karlan & Martin Valdivia, 2013. "Do Information Technologies Improve Teenagers’ Sexual Education? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Colombia," NBER Working Papers 18776, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Robert J. Brent, 2010. "Setting Priorities for HIV/AIDS Interventions," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12742.

  4. Robert J. Brent, 2010. "A social cost-benefit criterion for evaluating Voluntary Counseling and Testing with an application to Tanzania," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(2), pages 154-172.

    Cited by:

    1. de Araujo, Pedro & Murray, James, 2015. "A life insurance deterrent to risky behavior in Africa," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 37(4), pages 548-576.
    2. Robert J. Brent, 2010. "Setting Priorities for HIV/AIDS Interventions," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12742.

  5. Robert J. Brent, 2010. "Why Countries Have Both Subsidized and Free Condoms to Prevent HIV/AIDS: the Role of Stigma Mitigation," Journal of African Development, African Finance and Economic Association, vol. 12(2), pages 61-71.

    Cited by:

    1. Fern Terris-Prestholt & Frank Windmeijer, 2015. "How To Sell A Condom? The Impact Of Demand Creation Tools On Male And Female Condom Sales In Resource Limited Settings," Working Papers 150017, Canadian Centre for Health Economics.
    2. Robert J. Brent, 2010. "Setting Priorities for HIV/AIDS Interventions," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12742.

  6. Robert Brent, 2009. "A cost-benefit analysis of a condom social marketing programme in Tanzania," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(4), pages 497-509.

    Cited by:

    1. Robert J. Brent, 2010. "Setting Priorities for HIV/AIDS Interventions," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12742.

  7. Robert Brent, 2009. "A cost-benefit analysis of female primary education as a means of reducing HIV/AIDS in Tanzania," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(14), pages 1731-1743.

    Cited by:

    1. Jessica E. Taaffe & Andrew F. Longosz & David Wilson, 2017. "Themed Issue: Cash Transfers and Microfinance," Development Policy Review, Overseas Development Institute, vol. 35(5), pages 601-619, September.
    2. Robert J. Brent, 2010. "Setting Priorities for HIV/AIDS Interventions," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12742.

  8. Robert Brent, 2006. "Does female education prevent the spread of HIV-AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa?," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 38(5), pages 491-503.

    Cited by:

    1. Pedro de Araujo & Margaux Miller, 2014. "Women's Health Knowledge, Sexual Empowerment, and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 34(3), pages 1875-1890.
    2. José Cuesta, 2008. "Does a Mature AIDS Epidemic Threaten Growth?," Research Department Publications 4567, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
    3. José A. Cuesta, 2008. "Does a mature AIDS epidemic threaten growth?," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 1613, Inter-American Development Bank.
    4. Robert J. Brent, 2010. "Setting Priorities for HIV/AIDS Interventions," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12742.

  9. Robert J. Brent, 2002. "A Simple Method for Converting a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis into a Cost-Benefit Analysis with an Application to State Mental Health Expenditures," Public Finance Review, , vol. 30(2), pages 144-160, March.

    Cited by:

    1. James Buchanan & Sarah Wordsworth, 2015. "Welfarism Versus Extra-Welfarism: Can the Choice of Economic Evaluation Approach Impact on the Adoption Decisions Recommended by Economic Evaluation Studies?," PharmacoEconomics, Springer, vol. 33(6), pages 571-579, June.

  10. Brent, Robert J, 1995. "Cost-Benefit Analysis, User Prices, and State Expenditures in India," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 50(3), pages 327-341.

    Cited by:

    1. Becker, Nir, 2007. "Price discrimination as a policy tool for Nature Reserve Management," MPRA Paper 21867, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  11. Brent, Robert J, 1993. "Country Estimates of Social Discount Rates Based on Changes in Life Expectancies," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 46(3), pages 399-409.

    Cited by:

    1. Cruz Rambaud, Salvador & Muñoz Torrecillas, María José, 2007. "Obtención de la tasa social de descuento a partir de la tasa de fallo de una distribución estadística: Aplicación empírica/Obtaining the social discount rate from the hazard rate of a statistical dist," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 25, pages 49-82, Abril.
    2. Igor Fedotenkov, 2016. "Labour Shares, Fertility and Longevity in an OLG model," Bank of Lithuania Working Paper Series 28, Bank of Lithuania.

  12. Robert J. Brent, 1991. "The Cost-Benefit Analysis of Government Loams," Public Finance Review, , vol. 19(1), pages 43-66, January.

    Cited by:

    1. Camino Blasco, David & Cardone Riportella, Clara, 1998. "The assessment of credit guarantee schemes for SME's: valuation and cost," DEE - Working Papers. Business Economics. WB 6535, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Departamento de Economía de la Empresa.

  13. Brent, Robert J, 1991. "The Shadow Wage Rate and the Numbers Effect," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 46(2), pages 186-197.

    Cited by:

    1. Chiara Del Bo & Massimo Florio & Carlo Fiorio, 2009. "Shadow wages for the EU regions," UNIMI - Research Papers in Economics, Business, and Statistics unimi-1090, Universitá degli Studi di Milano.

  14. Brent, Robert J., 1991. "A new approach to valuing a life," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 44(2), pages 165-171, March.

    Cited by:

    1. Cullis, John G. & Jones, Philip R., 1996. "'What a difference a day makes...': Concern about a new approach to valuing a life," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 61(3), pages 455-457, September.
    2. Robert J. Brent, 2010. "Setting Priorities for HIV/AIDS Interventions," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12742.

  15. Brent, Robert J., 1986. "An axiomatic basis for the three objective social welfare function within a poverty context," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 20(1), pages 89-94.

    Cited by:

    1. Subramanian, S., 2004. "Indicators of Inequality and Poverty," WIDER Working Paper Series 025, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    2. Sreenivasan Subramanian, 2011. "Inter-group Disparities in the Distributional Analysis of Human Development: Concepts, Measurement, and Illustrative Applications," The Review of Black Political Economy, Springer;National Economic Association, vol. 38(1), pages 27-52, March.
    3. D. Jayaraj & S. Subramanian, 2005. "Assessing the ‘Agedness’ of A Population," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 72(3), pages 343-371, July.

  16. Brent, Robert J., 1986. "Lagged reactions in short-run estimates of tax shifting of company income and sales taxes in Kenya," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 20(1), pages 15-32.

    Cited by:

    1. Skinner, Jonathon, 1988. "Taxation and output growth in Africa," Policy Research Working Paper Series 73, The World Bank.
    2. Jonathan S. Skinner, 1987. "Taxation and Output Growth: Evidence from African Countries," NBER Working Papers 2335, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  17. Robert J. Brent, 1984. "Use of Distributional Weights in Cost-Benefit Analysis: a Survey of Schools," Public Finance Review, , vol. 12(2), pages 213-230, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Slemrod, Joel & Yitzhaki, Shlomo, 2001. "Integrating Expenditure and Tax Decisions: The Marginal Cost of Funds and the Marginal Benefit of Projects," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 54(2), pages 189-202, June.
    2. Creedy, John & Li, Shuyun May & Moslehi, Solmaz, 2010. "Inequality Aversion And The Optimal Composition Of Government Expenditure," Macroeconomic Dynamics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 14(S2), pages 290-306, November.
    3. Shun-ichiro Bessho & Masayoshi Hayashi, 2015. "Should the Japanese tax system be more progressive? An evaluation using the simulated SMCFs based on the discrete choice model of labor supply," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol. 22(1), pages 144-175, February.
    4. Udo Ebert, 1986. "Equity and distribution in cost-benefit analysis," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 46(1), pages 67-78, December.
    5. Mota, R.L., 2003. "The Restructuring and Privatisation of Electricity Distribution and Supply Business in Brazil: A Social Cost-Benefit Analysis," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 0309, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
    6. Dr Justin van de Ven, 2003. "Taxation, Reranking and Equivalence Scales," National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) Discussion Papers 227, National Institute of Economic and Social Research.
    7. Shun-ichiro Bessho & Masayoshi Hayashi, 2011. "Estimating the Social Marginal Cost of Public Funds: A Micro-data Approach," CIRJE F-Series CIRJE-F-817, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
    8. David Canning, 2009. "Axiomatic Foundations of Cost Effectiveness Analysis," PGDA Working Papers 5109, Program on the Global Demography of Aging.
    9. Courard-Hauri David & Lauer Stephen A., 2012. "Taking "All Men Are Created Equal" Seriously: Toward a Metric for the Intergroup Comparison of Utility Functions Through Life Values," Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, De Gruyter, vol. 3(3), pages 1-30, August.
    10. Johansson-Stenman, Olof, 2001. "Should We Use Distributional Weights in CBA When Income Taxes Can Deal with Equity?," Working Papers in Economics 35, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
    11. Brent Robert J., 2013. "A cost-benefit framework for evaluating conditional cash-transfer programs," Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, De Gruyter, vol. 4(2), pages 159-180, August.
    12. Matthew D. Adler, 2016. "Editor's Choice Benefit–Cost Analysis and Distributional Weights: An Overview," Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 10(2), pages 264-285.
    13. John Creedy, 2006. "Evaluating Policy: Welfare Weights And Value Judgements," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 971, The University of Melbourne.
    14. Robert J. Brent, 2004. "The role of public and private transfers in the cost-benefit analysis of mental health programs," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 13(11), pages 1125-1136.

Chapters

  1. Robert J. Brent, 2009. "Overview of the Field and the Contributions in the Handbook," Chapters,in: Handbook of Research on Cost–Benefit Analysis, chapter 1 Edward Elgar Publishing.

    Cited by:

    1. Brent Robert J., 2013. "A cost-benefit framework for evaluating conditional cash-transfer programs," Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, De Gruyter, vol. 4(2), pages 159-180, August.

  2. Robert J. Brent, 2009. "Cost–Benefit Analysis and the Evaluation of the Effects of Corruption on Public Projects," Chapters,in: Handbook of Research on Cost–Benefit Analysis, chapter 15 Edward Elgar Publishing.

    Cited by:

    1. Brent Robert J., 2013. "A cost-benefit framework for evaluating conditional cash-transfer programs," Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, De Gruyter, vol. 4(2), pages 159-180, August.

Books

  1. Robert J. Brent, 2014. "Cost–Benefit Analysis and Health Care Evaluations, Second Edition," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14892.

    Cited by:

    1. Qaim, Matin & Stein, Alexander J. & Meenakshi, J.V., 2006. "Economics of Biofortification," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25584, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    2. Schaft, Franziska & Balmann, Alfons (ed.), 2009. "Multi-level processes of integration and disintegration. Proceedings of the Third Green Week Scientific Conference," Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Transition Economies, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), volume 52, number 92312.
    3. Brent, 2015. "Valuing the prevention of elder abuse," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(58), pages 6362-6373, December.
    4. Sardar Islam & Christine Mak, "undated". "Health Sector Planning: Modeling and Implications," EcoMod2006 272100041, EcoMod.
    5. Erik Nord & Jose Luis Pinto & Jeff Richardson & Paul Menzel & Peter Ubel, 1999. "Incorporating societal concerns for fairness in numerical valuations of health programmes," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 8(1), pages 25-39.
    6. John Creedy, 2007. "Discounting and the Social Time Preference Rate," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 989, The University of Melbourne.
    7. Robert J. Brent, 2010. "Setting Priorities for HIV/AIDS Interventions," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12742.
    8. Brent Robert J., 2013. "A cost-benefit framework for evaluating conditional cash-transfer programs," Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, De Gruyter, vol. 4(2), pages 159-180, August.

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