Indirect Economic Impacts of Dams

  • Rita Cestti
  • R. P. S. Malik
Part of the Water Resources Development and Management book series (WRDM)


Dam projects generate a vast array of economic impacts—both in the region where they are located, and at inter-regional, national and even global levels. These impacts are generally evaluated in terms of additional output of agricultural commodities, hydropower, navigation, fishing, tourism, recreation, prevention of droughts and reduction in flood damages, and are referred to as direct impacts.


Computable General Equilibrium Agricultural Commodity Computable General Equilibrium Model Million Cubic Metre Social Account Matrix 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Cestti
    • 1
  • R. P. S. Malik
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Sustainable Development Department for the Latin America and the Caribbean RegionThe World BankWashingtonUSA
  2. 2.International Water Management InstituteNew Delhi OfficeNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Agricultural Economics Research CentreUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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