Nonsense on Stilts? – The Economic Analysis of HS2

Budd, Leslie (2020) Nonsense on Stilts? – The Economic Analysis of HS2. Centre for Brexit Studies Blog, Centre for Brexit Studies.

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Abstract

This title of this blog is based upon is upon Peter Self’s critical book on Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA),Nonsense on Stilts: Econocrats and the Policy Process, that heavily criticised the use of the technique in the proceedings of the Roskill Commission examining the proposed site for a third London Airport[1]. In his career, Self rejected economic rationalism, whose dogmatic proponents in public policy he called ‘econocrats’.

Item Type: Other
Date: 5 October 2020
Uncontrolled Keywords: BCU, BIRMINGHAM, BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY, CENTRE FOR BREXIT STUDIES, DR LESLIE BUDD, HIGH SPEED, HIGH SPEED RAIL, HS2, LES BUDD, RAIL, RAIL INDUSTRY
Subjects: L100 Economics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Poppy Surplice
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2020 10:22
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2020 10:22
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10264

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