cost-benefit analysis

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an analysis of the cost effectiveness of different alternatives in order to see whether the benefits outweigh the costs

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In simple benefit/cost analysis, the management or policy option with the highest social net benefits should then be the preferred option.
These factors clearly suggest that a benefit/cost analysis may be a desirable approach for looking at the productivity of forestry education.
Thus we have two operations to perform when making a social benefit/cost analysis (adjustment of certain prices and the addition of entirely new items with their respective prices).
Early on, I advocated the introduction of benefit/cost analysis to screen proposed regulations.
Benefit/cost analysis can help to make sure that any given regulation does more good than harm.