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Main Title Economics and public policy in water resource development /
Author Smith, Stephen C.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Castle, Emery N.
CORP Author Western Agricultural Economics Research Council. Committee on the Economics of Water Resources Development.
Publisher Iowa State University Press
Year Published 1964
OCLC Number 00231428
Subjects Water resources development--United States ; Water and Water use--United States
Additional Subjects Water resources development--United States
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ERAM  HD1694.A5S67 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 01/01/1988
Collation viii, 463 pages 24 cm
Includes papers originally published in the annual reports of the Committee on the Economics of Water Resources Development of the Western Agricultural Economics Research Council. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Introduction / Stephen C. Smith and Emery N. Castle -- pt. I: Economic evaluation, concepts. Benefit-cost analysis and public resource development / S.V. Ciriacy-Wantrup -- Welfare aspects of benefit-cost analysis / John V. Krutilla -- Choosing among alternative public investments in the water resource field / Peter O. Steiner -- Economic analysis in the allocation of the federal budget to resource development / M.M. Kelso -- The economist and the engineer : economic dynamics of water resource development / Kenneth Boulding -- Engineering and economics in project planning / Ray K. Linsley -- pt. II. Economic evaluation, quantification. Economic evaluation of public irrigation development / Clyde E. Stewart -- Regional differences in the impact of irrigation on farm output / J.C. Headley and V.W. Ruttan -- Operational procedures for evaluating flood protection benefits / R.A. Freund, Jr., and G.S. Tolley -- Activity analysis in water planning / Emery N. Castle -- pt. III. Financial responsibility. Cost allocation in relation to western water policies / S.V. Ciriacy-Wantrup -- Sharing financial responsibility of river basin development / Mark M. Regan -- Economics of public water pricing : The California case / Michael F. Brewer -- pt. IV: Economics and water law. Concepts used as economic criteria for a system of water rights / S.V. Ciriacy-Wantrup -- The concept of reasonable beneficial use in the law of surface streams / Frank J. Trelease -- Groundwater legislation / Wells A. Hutchins -- Water resources : comments upon the federal-state relationship / Sho Sato -- pt. V: Organization. The role of the public district in the integrated management of ground and surface water / Stephen C. Smith -- Organization and water rights in the rural-urban transfer of water / Stephen C. Smith -- National water resources administration / James W. Fesler -- Rational choice in water resources planning / Hubert Marshall -- The allocation of water on international streams / John G. Laylin and Brice M. Clagett.