ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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NCAER's Report on Goa

This is a response to the two sets of criticisms (EPW, 12 November 2011 and 21 January 2012) of the report of the National Council of Applied Economic Research comparing benefi ts and costs of mining and forest services in Goa. The response focuses on the conceptual fallacies in the method proposed by the critics in estimating "social benefi ts" associated with iron ore mining and also comments on the alternative total economic value approach proposed by them.


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