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Social cost-benefit analysis for irrigation and drainage projects

Institutional economics is a policy-oriented 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 or regional government has some overview on how it sees its distinct economic sectors, such as that of water, developing over time. Within sectors, programmes wil l be elaborated, and programmes require projects, the cutting edge of economic change.