cost-benefit analysis

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Noun1.cost-benefit analysis - an analysis of the cost effectiveness of different alternatives in order to see whether the benefits outweigh the costs
analytic thinking, analysis - the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
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cost-benefit analysis

[ˌkɒstˌbenəfɪtəˈnæləsɪs] Nanálisis m coste-beneficio or (LAm) costo-beneficio
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Conceptually, it is not difficult to visualize a positive cost/benefit analysis for screening measures such as background checks and drug tests.
Risks should be identified and assessed to determine their potential impact and a thorough cost/benefit analysis should be undertaken.
Medical equipment purchases may decline slightly as healthcare institutions undergo more stringent cost/benefit analysis, so says a recent survey conducted by AT&T Capital Leasing Services.
It is proposed in this paper that a more appropriate measure for cost/benefit analysis is the ratio of VR program costs for a given fiscal period divided by the number of placements reported for that same fiscal period.