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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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For 20 of those, the agency performed cost-benefit analyses and nine of these represented an economic impact of $100 million or more.
The study found that 10 states-Florida, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin-were in the vanguard using cost-benefit analyses to generate answers about programs' return on investment and to drive policy decisions, particularly in their largest budget areas.
Generally, federal agencies have fallen in line behind OMB's commands to use discounting in their cost-benefit analyses.
However, from an accountability standpoint, in spite of an enlarging and important research base, researchers and theorists in career counseling typically have not taken the next step of translating the available research findings into cost-benefit analyses.
The guidance notes that appropriate use of primary credit for contingency situations requires institutions to ensure that (1) the necessary documentation and collateral arrangements are in place; (2) primary credit lines are periodically tested; (3) viable take-out or exit strategies exist to replace primary credit borrowings; and (4) appropriate cost-benefit analyses are conducted in light of the cost of primary credit borrowings relative to other sources of short-term contingency funds.
Two cost-benefit analyses for the rule, known as the Clear Skies initiative, were presented by the agency.
Microeconomic studies on libraries can be classified into a number of categories: economic theory of libraries, economies of scale using production functions and cost functions, data envelopment analysis, cost-benefit analyses, cost modeling, and performance measures.
A common estimate in recent cost-benefit analyses is that avoiding a risk that would lead, on average, to one death is worth roughly $6.
Finally, also in Part III, I argue that judicial review of cost-benefit analyses should take into account agency reputation and political proclivities as developed over a number of such analyses, as well as the political orientation of the courts in cases reviewing agency action.
Require the use of cost-benefit analyses in both regulatory and compliance actions.
This report also offers recommendations for further cost-benefit analyses of a distance education program.
For instance, mathematically precise cost-benefit analyses were developed in the early 20th century by the U.
The moral and intellectual bankruptcy of cost-benefit analyses of water projects is summed up in the story of the Tellico Dam in Tennessee.
In both cases, administrative delay--due to unnecessary cost-benefit analyses and industry resistance--was at the heart of the inaction.
People will say to her in the most reasonable tones, "Well, you really should do cost-benefit analyses on this.
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