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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Keywords: Electric vehicle, cost-benefit analysis, multi-criteria decision analysis, decision support system
Coates's article in this volume is a part of a larger project on cost-benefit analysis in financial regulation to which this comment is also responsive.
In this text, Robert J Brent considers the economics approach to cost-benefit analysis to evaluate health care decisions.
On the first question, industry groups--principally trade associations representing polluters--favored the use of cost-benefit analysis, arguing that environmental benefits needed to be weighed against the resulting undesirable economic consequences.
Researchers evaluated states' use of cost-benefit analysis on the number of cost-benefit studies released per year during the 2008-2011 study period, whether these studies had assessed multiple program options to compare policy solutions and whether and the extent to which study findings had influenced budget and policy decisions.
Cost-benefit analysis determines only a program's cost-effectiveness, not its overall success.
Because the administrative record for the rulemaking was unclear as to the basis for the technologies selected by EPA as BTA, and thus may have included the impermissible basis of cost-benefit analysis, the court remanded the Phase II Rule to EPA for clarification and possible reassessment of BTA.
Yet, that is exactly what a cost is in a cost-benefit analysis.
This thin but cogent volume addresses a range of controversies in the field of regulatory analysis, including the importance (or unimportance) of individual rights and nonmonetary values as they relate to the use of cost-benefit analysis in decisionmaking.
Certainly, that cost-benefit analysis may be different in a country with a much higher rate of HW infection, but I think the article's portrayal of circumcision as a no-brainer is far too simplistic.
When finally called out on his use of the secret hold, Stevens said he was worried about possible bureaucratic snafus in implementation and wanted to wait for a cost-benefit analysis.

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