Project Priority Ranking Under CWPPRA

by Stephen Farber, Univ of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '93


This paper presents an economic analysis of the procedure of ranking wetlands projects under the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) as implemented in Louisiana. It focuses on measuring cost-effectiveness and the proper use of discounting of physical enhancements.

Subject Headings: Ecological restoration | Wetlands (coastal) | Economic factors | Wetlands (fresh water) | Construction costs | Coastal management | Louisiana | United States

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