cost-benefit analysis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cost-benefit analysis an analysis of the cost effectiveness of different alternatives in order to see whether the benefits outweigh the costs
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Usage


In news:

Lowville hospital should improve cost-benefit analysis , study suggests.
Bill to force cost-benefit analysis of new regulations faces opposition.
Cost-benefit analysis of coal trains deep in red.
" Cost-Benefit Analysis ": The Innocent Phrase Masking a Deplorable GOP Scheme To Stop Wall Street Regulation.
Do cost-benefit analysis before deciding on arena.
A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Vaccines.
NCUA Suits Call for Cost-Benefit Analysis .
Cost-Benefit Analysis of Monitoring-Based Commissioning.
"Cost-Benefit Analysis": The Innocent Phrase Masking a Deplorable GOP Scheme To Stop Wall Street Regulation.
International change in land use has been a careful consideration in the cost and benefit analysis of biofuel production.
The paper's editors said they were cheered by Sunstein's long-held beliefs in using cost-benefit analysis in regulation -- a concept that worries proponents of greater and tighter regulations.
In '07, FAA said fire-safety upgrades too expensive based on cost/benefit analysis.
"The two catastrophic cargo airplane fires that occurred in less than a year occurred after the FAA's cost-benefit analysis concluded that the installation of fire suppression systems was not cost-effective," the board said.
Trucking group calls FMCSA's claim that restart restrictions are justified by cost-benefit analysis a "sham.".
But applying that kind of cost-benefit analysis to decisions with moral dimensions is a tricky business GE operates in more than 100 countries.
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