Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Public Investment Question: If You Build It, Will They Come?

The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Area in Alabama is making decisions about whether or not to invest in a 52-mile highway spur that is budgeted at $4.7 Billion. The state and local contribution required to match the federal funds amounts to roughly … Continue reading

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EPA’s Contaminated Land Economic Analysis Handbook

In Fall, 2011, the EPA issued a new Handbook providing recommendations for economic analysis of land cleanup and reuse activities and programs. These activities pose significant measurement problems associated with such unique qualities as the diversity of contaminants and affected … Continue reading

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