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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It calculates cash flow for each technology, and condenses them into single-valued economic indicators representing present value equivalents (using a real interest rate for discounting) of incomes and investment streams, The resulting profitability indices are:
While the demand and profitability indices have improved on a quarterly basis, those for selling prices and hiring have deteriorated.
Even the trade and hospitality sector in Qatar has shown significant growth in sales and profitability indices.
Going forward, Liebenow said he was confident of the company's continued growth and improving profitability indices.