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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A benefit-cost analysis of a worksite nurse practitioner program: First impressions.
The feasibility study includes at least the following elements: - Analysis of the current state of transport services in the region; - Review of Transport Infrastructure and Assistance Infrastructure; - In fact, economic and financial analysis of traffic; - Viewing transport mobility with the nearest Pearls; - Benefit-cost analysis.
It can reduce the morale of government analysts who likely do not have the supporting resources to do a high caliber benefit-cost analysis.
Monsod and Piza (2014) report that the average net profit from agrarian reform beneficiary (ARB) farms in ARCs was 10 percent higher than non-ARB farms in ARC, and that a benefit-cost analysis of the ARC model compared to 'the mainstream agricultural development strategy' shows a greater net present value (NPV) for the former.
I show further that the concept of economic efficiency or benefit-cost analysis furnishes a justification for a focus on consumer protection as the correct role for antitrust law.
Reducing Coastal Risk on the East and Gulf Coasts" recommends that benefit-cost analysis, constrained by acceptable risk criteria and other important environmental and social factors, be used as a framework for evaluating national investments in coastal risk reduction.
This volume contains six essays on a variety of topics related to the measurement of individual preferences for different health and medical interventions, focusing on parental decision-making to alleviate acute health conditions in the family; adolescent girls' preferences for different ranges of protection provided by HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccines; gender differences in risk attitudes towards health; Alzheimer's patients and their spouse caregivers' willingness to pay for treatments; the measurement of the health benefits in food safety programs; and pesticides and health effects, risks, and benefit-cost analysis.
Behavior permeates each step of a benefit-cost analysis (Popescu, 2013), and influence how policy decisions are made and how the public perceives the impacts.
The first six chapters describe a basic theory of environmental policy with perfect information, covering such topics as pre-institution and post-institution interactions of the economy and environment systems, pre- and post-institution provision of public goods, the role of time in economics, and benefit-cost analysis with perfect information.
In a benefit-cost analysis framework, reverse influence modeling may prove a useful tool in air quality decision-making by allowing for accurate estimates of the societal benefits of reducing emissions on a location-specific basis.
at 9 ("Both benefit-cost analysis (BCA) and cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) provide a systematic framework for identifying and evaluating the likely outcomes of alternative regulatory choices.