Bureaucratic Supply and Legislative Demand: Implications for Water Resources Planning
Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, Vol. 30, No. 4, 1975
2 Pages Posted: 15 Nov 2012
Date Written: July-August 1975
Since the Flood Control Act of 1936, academic economists, federal agency staffs, and various special commissions have tried to improve benefit-cost procedures used in evaluation investments for water resource projects. Over the years, guidelines for conduction benefit-cost evaluation have become more sophisticated, with current federal practice guided by the Water Resources Council's "Principles and Standards for Planning Water and Related Land Resources."
Keywords: Steve Hanke, Water Resource Planning, Supply Demand
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