cost benefit analysis


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cost benefit analysis

A financial analysis which assesses whether an intervention’s cost is worth its putative benefit by measuring both in the same (usually monetary) units.
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Manu said that the findings of the GSFP Cost Benefit Analysis indicated that over the educational life cycle of the beneficiary pupil, GSFP contributes to improved education and increased productivity, providing a sustained human capital, healthier life, high enrollment and low school drop outs among others.
The cost benefit analysis will be crucial if the council is to sign a binding heads of terms agreement with Cardiff City boss Sam Hammam over the development of the Leckwith land.
However, the cost benefit analysis does not, at this stage, prove the reported cost disadvantage of Foggia compared to Bielsko Biala.
Project selection takes place within this framework, but until the last two to three years the methods utilised have generally lacked a firm foundation in cost benefit analysis. This is particularly clear when it comes to considering the time path of costs and benefits.
* Implement regulatory impact and cost benefit analysis. The NFIB says Congress should ensure that any new laws or regulations provide benefits that outweigh costs and that the methods used to calculate the impact be reasonable and responsible.