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Managed care Any input, both direct and indirect, required to produce an intervention See Adjusted average per capita cost, Administrative cost, Average cost, Average cost per claim, Capital cost, Consumable cost, Direct cost, Fixed cost, Health care cost, Incremental cost, Indirect cost, Intangible cost, Marginal cost, Sunk cost, Variable cost. Cf Price Lab medicine The money expended by a provider to produce goods or services.
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That amount of money, time, labor, or other expense required to gain possession of something or to attain a goal.
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Al considerarse la totalidad de los ingresos (venta de terneros, terneras si corresponde y vacas de reemplazo) se determino el Ingreso Neto (IN) en cada una de las simulaciones El IN se define como la diferencia entre el ingreso economico total obtenido por la venta de los productos mencionados y los costes totales de produccion.
Descripcion de costes: Se analiza el comportamiento de costes, sin considerar las alternativas ni consecuencias; por ejemplo estudios de coste por enfermedad.
O, mas precisamente, los costes unitarios de produccion de dichas empresas actuan como el centro de gravitacion sobre el que tenderan a orbitar en el largo plazo los precios de mercado de un sector.
Para calcular los costes de las reversiones de cuenta corriente de los paises de la muestra, adoptamos la metodologia de Stockhammer y Sotiropoulos (2014), pero con dos diferencias en lo que respecta a la aplicacion de la misma: por un lado, alargamos la muestra hasta 2013, ano en el que las reversiones se habian completado en cada pais de la muestra (salvo un pequeno montante en el caso de Grecia).