Textbook Resources

A complete set of supplementary slides is included below to complement the course textbook.

1 Introduction (PDF - 1.3MB)
2 System Performance (PDF - 1.5MB)
3 Basic Economic Concepts (PDF - 4.0MB)
4 Public Perspective: Economic, Environmental and Social Concerns (PDF - 1.6MB)
5 Comparing Strategies for Improving System Performance (PDF)
6 The Panama Canal (PDF - 2.1MB)
7 Equivalence of Cash Flows (PDF)
8 Choosing a Discount Rate (PDF)
9 Comparing Costs and Benefits (PDF)
10 Rules of the Game: Taxes, Depreciation and Regulation (PDF - 2.2MB)
11 Developing a Strategy to Deal with a Problem (PDF)
12 Public-Private Partnerships (PDF - 4.9MB)
13 Dealing with Risks and Uncertainties (PDF)
14 Managing Projects and Programs


(PDF - 2.1MB)

15 Toward More Sustainable Infrastructure (PDF - 4.9MB)
16 Final Thoughts (PDF - 1.3MB)