incremental cost


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Noun1.incremental cost - the increase or decrease in costs as a result of one more or one less unit of output
monetary value, price, cost - the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold); "the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver"; "he puts a high price on his services"; "he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection"
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First, it assumes that a unique incremental cost for each service can be estimated.
The simulation accounted for the probability of a dementia diagnosis by age and Medicare costs conditional on dementia status, estimating an average lifetime incremental cost of $15 208.
In equation (30), if quantity becomes lumpy, marginal cost tends to average incremental cost. Using Baumol's definition, cross subsidization occurs if the cross demand effect is strong, or the weighted cross elasticity exceeds the absolute value of own price elasticity.
The assumption that there will be incremental costs is reflected in the structure of the major international programs to promote sustainable development.
"Incremental cost includes both product-specific variable and fixed costs of production," wrote Ashish Lall, professor of economics at the National University of Singapore.
At the other extreme, the incremental costs of secondment for educational or training purposes must be borne by the sending company.
This practice creates conditions under which accounting is seen as an incremental cost and technology can be perceived to fail even when a company has followed sound practices.
The average incremental cost is the multiproduct analog of average cost.
The difference between these two terms is referred to as the incremental cost of serving customer S.
When back orders are filled, at some incremental cost, the company ships at the lowest possible price to the largest customer who bought at the largest discount.
The original Congressional Budget Office estimate for the incremental cost of these features of MCCA for the first five years was $1.8 billion.
However, employers are finding that paying executive taxes does not necessarily create an incremental cost. Why not?

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