chapter  5
Social cost-benefit analysis for water projects
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Political economy is a policy-orientated discipline in which the significance of economic inquiry is a function of its relevance for problem solving, including those dilemmas faced by governments. Virtually every central government has some overview on how it sees its distinct economic sectors, such as that of water, developing over time. Within sectors, programmes will be elaborated, and programmes require projects, the cutting edge of economic change.