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Title

IWR Report 09-R-03: Economics Primer

Document Type

Reading

Publication Date

2009

Abstract

It is the Corps of Engineers, after all. Why do economics? Because the Corps is a steward of taxpayer money and must determine which projects are good investments for the nation. Engineering science alone is not enough. The Corps, along with other water resource development agencies, must follow a path of economic efficiency to reach engineering remedies.

http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/Portals/70/docs/iwrreports/iwrreport_09-R-3.pdf