COST AND BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF MAJOR EVENTS
The course aims to transfer to the learners the general concepts of bottom-up economic planning,
in particular the cost-benefit analysis method.
The knowledge of the methods of analysis of investments acquired in the teaching of Economics e
business management of the three-year degree courses in Motor Sciences and Economics e
administration of the companies of the Parthenope University.
Methods of evaluating investments (in-depth analysis) - Evaluation of investments with
Excel - The origins of the cost-benefit analysis - The conversion from financial costs / benefits to
economic costs / benefits - The social discount rate - Opportunity cost - Shadow prices -
Sensitivity analysis - Risk and uncertainty.
Principles of bottom-up economic planning
Evaluation of public investments
Frontal lessons; exercises. Class setting as a workspace and discussion in which
the topics are treated in an interactive way between the learners and with the teacher.
− Pearce, D. W. (1971). Cost-benefit analysis, McMillan Studies in Economics, London.
− Capitolo VII della dispensa di Economia e gestione delle imprese del prof. Vito
− CEIS Tor Vergata (2016), Valutazione economica dei giochi olimpici e paralimpici di Roma
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The assessment is based on an oral interview to ascertain the student's preparation and his
problem-solving skills compared to unstructured problems.
The ability to read and translate economic texts in English is appropriate