benefit-cost ratio


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benefit-cost ratio

the ratio of the net present values of measurable benefits to costs. Used in benefit-cost analysis.
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Although Congress has authorized building a second Poe-sized lock, the project has not advanced because of a "flawed study" putting its benefit-cost ratio below 1.
We find that the benefit-cost ratio increases by 60% when spillovers are accounted for.
This high benefit-cost ratio suggests that continuing a successful family planning programme would help the Egyptian government as it will be able to use the saving in the general expenditure on social services in the improvement of the quality of social services provided in the health, education and housing sectors," the UNFPA statement on the study read.
For each roadway feature type, a treatment matrix outlines the most effective safety treatments and provides information on each treatment's safety benefits, initial and recurring maintenance costs, and benefit-cost ratio.
The constantly reducing estimates for benefit-cost ratio of HS2 were not recalled either, but much will have been heard regarding the totally fabricated predictions of economic growth that will result.
Subject of this assignment is to implement the second stage, ie, a full cost-benefit analysis (evaluation of all benefit components according FTIP methodology) of the FTIP 2015 projects reported that due to previous reviews (FTIP 2003 or pre-evaluation ("Quick Scan ")) have a benefit-cost ratio above the break-even point (NAB expect> 1).
A detailed 150-page report from the scheme's promoters, HS2 Ltd, showed that the benefit-cost ratio for the full two-phase project is now estimated at 2.
A detailed 150-page report from the scheme's promoters HS2 Ltd showed that the benefit-cost ratio (BCR) for the full two-phase project is now estimated at 2.
The Army Corps had long used benefit-cost ratios as their trigger for project approval: if a project had a benefit-cost ratio greater than 1, then it was approved.
The investments have been made to maximize benefit-cost ratio to enhance overall profit structure and to ensure the level of Lexus quality that consumers expect.
The glossary has been updated and expanded, and the text has more on Medicare to include Part C and Part D, the conversion of the original Diagnosis-Related Groups system, employer-based insurance, rationing, capitation and salaried physicians, the net-benefit approach and the benefit-cost ratio approach, normal and inferior goods, expectations, and substitution effects, and moral hazard, including Nyman's model.