Conservation Training

Economic Guidance for Coastal Management Professionals

September 30, 2021

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: Online

When coastal managers need to estimate project value and incorporate economic data, they have several approaches to consider. This training provides information about a benefits-cost analysis, economic impact analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, and more. Understanding these basics will help participants identify the appropriate approach and the data needed.

You will learn how to

  • Recognize and understand basic economic terminology
  • Recognize relevant economic approaches and analyses
  • Identify the approach to use based on project objectives, level of expertise, and funding
  • Locate support tools and data
  • Conceptualize appropriate questions to ask an economist or an expert
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