The Framework

Part of Toolkit for the Economic Evaluation of World Bank Transport Projects

(Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, 2003)



Section 1          Introduction


Section 2          Transport Appraisal within the Policy Process

Characteristics of Transport Appraisal

Critiques of Transport Appraisal

Transport Cost Benefit Analysis

The Transport Appraisal Process within the World Bank


Section 3          Transport Cost Benefit Analysis


Scope of CBA

Transport User Benefits

Impact on Transport Providers and Operators

Money Values of Time and Safety

Impacts on the Environment

Cost Benefit Analysis Parameters

Risk and Uncertainty

Financial Appraisal and Cost Effectiveness Analysis

Wider Impacts on the Economy

Impacts on Society, the Poor and Minorities


Section 4.         Reporting the Cost Benefit Analysis


Section 5          Further Reading