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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Also, as noted above, he wants cost-benefit analysis to evolve into welfare analysis.
In the model base, fleet investment decision model and cost-benefit analysis model are included into the multi-criteria decision analysis module (See Fig.
Cost-benefit analysis is an attempt to apply mainstream economic reasoning to public policy decision-making.
Cost-benefit analysis has long been used in the world of finance, of course, but it's becoming increasingly popular in the public sector as well.
The first Part briefly describes the history and practice of cost-benefit analysis. The second Part analyzes and critiques the PTO's cost-benefit analysis of its fee-setting regulations.
The court's lamentable decision does not strike down the new regulations, but requires the EPA to conduct a new cost-benefit analysis and then review and rewrite the regulations - an arduous and lengthy process that is unlikely to produce a different outcome.
(3.) Coates, Towards Better Cost-Benefit Analysis, supra note 1, at 2; Coates, Cost-Benefit Analysis of Financial Regulation, supra note 1, at 5-6.
In this text, Robert J Brent considers the economics approach to cost-benefit analysis to evaluate health care decisions.
First, should the government use cost-benefit analysis instead of alternative risk management frameworks?
Lomborg also said focusing on reducing chronic hunger in preschool children gives a lot of "bang for the buck'' when a cost-benefit analysis is applied.
The bottom line is while the use of cost-benefit analysis is growing, states should be making wider and better use of this approach."
Writing for students and teachers of college level courses on cost-benefit analysis, Quah (economics, Nanyang Technical U.-Singapore) and Singapore economist Toh present examples to illustrate the real-world applications of the principles and procedures of the approach.
A cost-benefit analysis released in the fall enumerates some significant financial benefits for regular urine drug testing for patients receiving treatment for chronic pain.
The CBI, which is critical of the ICB's proposal to restrain banks, said that a 'rigorous cost-benefit analysis' would bring to light the merits or demerits of the proposals.
In the world of food regulation, cost-benefit analysis is a primary tool for determining the societal benefits of mandating more stringent--and expensive--processing practices.
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