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cost benefit analysis
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
Definition
An analytical technique that compares the costs and benefits of investments, program or policy actions in order to determine which alternative or alternatives maximize net benefits (economic efficiency).
Definition Source
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/28750.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/28750
Used For
benefit-cost analysis
benefit cost analysis
cost-benefit analysis
Broader Term
economic analysis
Narrower Term
marginal abatement cost
Related Term
cost analysis
cost effectiveness
cost of illness analysis
economic evaluation
risk-benefit analysis
willingness to pay
Spanish
análisis de costo-beneficio
Term Number
28750