cost-benefit ratio

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cost-benefit ratio

a mathematic representation of the relationship of the cost of an activity to the benefit of its outcome or product.
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Table 2 details the cost-benefit ratios of the competing strategies.
Since many characteristics of the next pandemic viral strain remain unknown, our modeling methods and parameter estimates were designed to consistently underestimate intervention-related benefits, thus yielding minimum estimates of the true cost-benefit ratios.
Among our conservative assumptions, we chose to exclude indirect costs of preventable deaths, which, if added, would have increased cost-benefit ratios up to 6-fold (online Appendix 1).
The benefits, net benefits, and cost-benefit ratios all showed gradual increases during this specific period of time.
Where the cost-benefit analysis of supported employment utilizes the net benefit and the cost-benefit ratio approaches, the internal rate of return approach is hardly considered in use of rehabilitation programs due to the mathematics involved (Struthers, 1977).
Cost-benefit ratio (benefit per unit) = Sum of net benefit/total costs, low benefit < 1 < high benefit
The GOL Chief - Paulo Kakinoff stated, "The new airplanes will have one of the best cost-benefit ratios in the market due to its unique operational economy, so it is fully compatible with our low-cost model.
Intel Solution Services will use these solutions to help enterprise customers evaluate the cost-benefit ratios of various Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2 and Intel(R) Xeon(TM) processor based architectural and implementation choices to maximize return on investment.
Intel Solution Services consultants will incorporate the advanced analytics and modeling capabilities of PATROL Performance Assurance solutions into their services methodologies to evaluate the cost-benefit ratios of server architecture selections, utilization optimization and return on investment.
Vaccination is certainly an essential countermeasure against possible smallpox threats, yet finding the right balance under different vaccine administration scenarios between personal and societal cost-benefit ratios has proved extremely difficult.
Snyder spoke of the favorable cost-benefit ratios of many ITS projects.
Wagniere also emphasized the key role played by innovative and cost-benefit ratios in both the healthcare and the environmental sectors.