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Cover of Guide to Project Evaluation Part 6: Distributional (Equity) Effects
Guide to Project Evaluation Part 6: Distributional (Equity) Effects
  • Publication no: AGPE06-05
  • ISBN: 1 921139 01 3
  • Published: 1 July 2005
  • Edition: 1
  • Superseded

Part 6 helps the practitioner to evaluate the distributional (equity) impacts of transport projects, i.e. the winners and losers of projects, and how these impacts can be traded with efficiency gains. The procedures/processes provided help the decision-maker to consider distributional effects of projects as part of the project evaluation process by comparing sets of efficiency outcomes of projects with desired social (equity) outcomes. An Equity Explorer?? software tool is provided as an integral component of Part 6 to demonstrate some of the principles of equity analysis and their application.

  • Summary
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  • CONTENTS
  • 1. INTRODUCTION
  • 2. WHAT ARE DISTRIBUTIONAL (EQUITY) EFFECTS?
  • 3. WHAT IS EQUITY ASSESSMENT?
  • 4. WHEN TO UNDERTAKE EQUITY ANALYSIS
    • 4.1. Consideration of equity issues during project planning
    • 4.2. Equity analysis during project evaluation
  • 5. TECHNIQUES FOR IDENTIFYING WINNERS AND LOSERS
  • 6. PROCESS FOR UNDERTAKING EQUITY ANALYSIS
    • 6.1. Scoping
    • 6.2. Profiling
    • 6.3. Impact characterisation
    • 6.4. Analysis
    • 6.5. Response
  • 7. INTER-GENERATIONAL EQUITY AND SOCIAL DISCOUNT
  • PART 6 COMMENTARIES
  • COMMENTARY A: EQUITY ANALYSIS IN CURRENT
  • COMMENTARY B: FOUNDATIONS OF EQUITY THEORY
  • COMMENTARY C: METHODS FOR TRADING EFFICIENCY
  • COMMENTARY D: TECHNIQUES TO ESTIMATE
  • COMMENTARY E: COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION PROCESSES
  • COMMENTARY F: EQUITY CONSIDERATIONS AND ROAD