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*  Cost-benefit analysis - Wikipedia
CBA helps predict whether the benefits of a policy outweigh its costs, and by how much relative to other alternatives, so that ... one can rank alternate policies in terms of the cost-benefit ratio. Generally, accurate cost-benefit analysis identifies ... Financial costs tend to be most thoroughly represented in cost-benefit analyses due to relatively abundant market data. The net ... formal techniques include cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis, risk-benefit analysis, economic impact analysis, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cost%E2%80%93benefit_analysis
*  Western Railway Corridor - Wikipedia
A cost-benefit analysis report prepared by Goodbody Economic Consultants for the Department of Transport in 2006 stated that ... It is accepted that Ireland is generally too small for rail freight.[by whom?] Frank McDonald, in an article in the Irish Times ... The motion was passed without a vote by Sligo county council and is now county council policy supported by the elected members ... Supporters predict environmental and economic benefits will flow from increased tourism and industry following the line's ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Railway_Corridor
*  Environmental Pediatrics and Its Impact on Government Health Policy | Articles | Pediatrics
It is not subject to the "cost-benefit" analyses that have often served to thwart child protective regulations. It included a ... The EPA found that 43% have no publicly accessible data on basic toxicity, and only 7% have a full set of basic test data ... There was a great need for toxicology research to predict more accurately the risks for children. In consequence, the report ... Agents that cause asthma exacerbation are generally categorized into 2 groups: irritants and allergens. The 1999 Institute of ...
  http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/113/Supplement_3/1146
*  A micro-simulation model of the juvenile justice system in Queensland | Australian Institute of Criminology
... that briefly outlines the methods that have been used to ensure policy-makers utilise the model, and presents an example ... The development of such models allows for the simulation of proposed practice, policy, and legislative changes, providing ... Furthermore, the model allows some simple cost-benefit analysis by incorporating the costs incurred by the Department of ... dependent on a vast amount of data and subsequently costly to maintain and infrequently used by the non-technical policy-makers ...
  https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi307
*  The Skeptical Environmentalist - Wikipedia
... based on a cost-benefit analysis, the environmental threats to human prosperity are overstated and much of policy response is ... Much of Lomborg's examination of his Litany is based on statistical data analysis, therefore his work may be considered a work ... Environmental groups were generally critical. Dr. Chris Harrison (Publishing Director of social science publishing for ... but criticized it for using short-term trends to predict disastrous consequences, in cases where long-term trends would not ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Skeptical_Environmentalist
*  Development communication policy science - Wikipedia
... social cost benefit analysis, problematique analysis, scenario construction, and policy delphi. One of the policy analysis ... economic and social data more relevant to policy making, scientific research findings not relevant to policy, scientific data ... Although development communication and the policy sciences, according to Flor (1991), are generally regarded as two distinct ... It argues that we can only predict the effect of technology if they are extensively developed and widely used in the society. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Development_communication_policy_science
*  Thailand scraps capital controls after stocks plummet - Business - International Herald Tribune - The New York Times
"What Thailand is doing is, in a way, a precursor to what others might be contemplating but in their own cost- benefit analysis ... The concern among policy makers in Southeast Asia is that, as they learned during the financial crisis, foreign funds can flow ... Economists now predict that the Federal Reserve will begin lowering U.S. rates in 2007 amid signs of weakening American growth. ... According to data compiled by Nomura, roughly $2.8 billion has poured into Thailand's stock market from overseas this year ...
  http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/19/business/worldbusiness/19iht-baht.3954800.html
*  Ninth Circuit decision affirming district court's granting of Summary Judgment to U.S. | Home Builders Assoc. of Northern Calif...
... he very notion of conducting a cost/benefit analysis is under-cut by incorporating in that analysis costs that will exist ... elevational modeling data, soil type coverages, vegetation/land cover data, and agricultural/urban land use data.' Id. Despite ... Changes in Our Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to change this Policy at any time. Please refer to the date at the top of ... Without challenging any specific designations, Home Builders argues generally that if an area that does not contain all PCEs is ...
  https://www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx?fid=1a481ac1-3c49-4dc7-b1ea-bd69660bac4f
*  Data360 Human Health and Sciences News Review
2008-12-02: British Balance Benefit vs. Cost of Latest Drugs: Britain's health system uses a cost benefit analysis in deciding ... 2009-09-08: Data Fuel Regional Fight on Medicare Spending. WASHINGTON ??" For years, health policy experts have said health ... 2008-11-29: Born to Run? Little Ones Get Test for Sports Gene A new genetic test attempts to predict a child's athletic ... Prolonging life for six months is generally worth $22,750 under the British system. Graphic shows health care spending and ...
  http://www.data360.org/pub_dp_report.aspx?Data_Plot_Id=542
*  Minutes, Meeting #3, SC22/OWGV
This phenomenon should inform the cost-benefit analysis for the selection of vulnerabilities to be treated. Jim Moore suggested ... It was generally agreed that the concept of predictable behaviour to be used in our report should be close to that described in ... execution of a data race [sorry Brian, I just had to add some concurrency]; *deadlock; *priority inversion; *... [doubtless ... We want to be able to predict behaviour with only a small subset of the applicable knowledge. ...
  http://open-std.org/JTC1/SC22/WG23/docs/ISO-IECJTC1-SC22-WG23_N0055-Approved-Minutes-of-OWGV-meeting-3.html
*  TropSoils triennial technical report
lack of plant sample preparation and analysis creates a serious problem. in having available plant tissue analysis data in-hand ... B. To determine cost:benefit ratio of various methods of applying TSP. fertilizer. C. To study long-term effects of various P ... test correlation data bank that can assist scientists and policy makers. in making scientifically-based decisions for P ... This experiment requires rapid turnaround on soil and plant analyses. to better predict or evaluate the rates of lime and ...
  http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055258/00001
*  SEC Speech: Statement at SEC Open Meeting - Short Sale Restrictions; Washington, D.C.: February 24, 2010 (Commissioner Kathleen...
Cost-benefit analysis presupposes that a proposed rulemaking has benefits; if we cannot identify with specificity truly ... I noted that I was hopeful that the comments and empirical data and analysis we solicited would help answer the threshold ... and instead that policy will be made on an ad hoc basis governed by unknown - indeed unknowable - standards, it is impossible, ... predict that today's rule will be criticized as insufficient. What's more, as soon as our equity markets experience real ...
  https://www.sec.gov/news/speech/2010/spch022410klc-shortsales.htm
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Cost-benefit analysis might help us choose among alternatives as we develop a less damaging economy. But we could no longer ... Holmes's economic proposition, that human activity generally provides a net benefit to society, was widely accepted, as ... My wife asked me to collect data for a lawsuit she had filed. A company had decided to put a landfill in the middle of a ... As action cannot be avoided, and tends to the public good, there is obviously no policy in throwing the hazard of what is at ...
  http://www.rachel.org/lib/06/ht060316.htm
*  Intelligent speed adaptation - Wikipedia
Carsten O and Tate F (2005) "Intelligent Speed Adaptation: Accident Savings and Cost-Benefit Analysis", Accident Analysis and ... Sydney, NSW: Vehicle Design & Research / Safety and Policy Analysis International. Paine M, Paine D and Faulks IJ (2009) "Speed ... The beacons constantly transmit data that the car-mounted receiver picks up as it passes each beacon. This data could include ... Passive systems are generally driver advisory systems: They alert the driver to the fact that they are speeding, provide ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intelligent_speed_adaptation
*  Neoclassical Economics of Nature - Macro Economics: Nature and Wellbeing & Poverty | Coursera
Build career skills in data science, computer science, business, and more. ... A new classical approach to pollution is to apply a cost-benefit analysis to ... And, finally, the pluralist approach will provide you with policy alternatives to neoliberalist policies promoting free markets ... Because it will help you to see why many economists cannot predict crises, whereas others can see signals but are often not ...
  https://www.coursera.org/learn/intro-economic-theories/lecture/PMGiZ/neoclassical-economics-of-nature
*  Economics - Wikipedia
Policy options include regulations that reflect cost-benefit analysis or market solutions that change incentives, such as ... Ben Bernanke, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, is among the economists today generally accepting Friedman's analysis of ... Large amounts of data are run through computer programs to analyse the impact of certain policies; IMPLAN is one well-known ... Much of economics is positive, seeking to describe and predict economic phenomena. Normative economics seeks to identify what ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economics
*  A-level Psychology Issues and Debates Revision for Paper 3 | Simply Psychology
Cost/benefit analysis: If the costs outweigh the potential/actual benefits, it is unethical. However, it is difficult to assess ... when handling quantitative data. *This skill area tests knowledge of research design and data analysis, and applying ... Gordon Allport argues that it is only by knowing the person as a person that we can predict what the person will do in any ... a) Caughy et al 1994 who found that middle class children put in daycare at an early age generally score less on cognitive ...
  https://simplypsychology.org/a-level-debates.html
*  Berg (2010) Behavioral Economics | Behavioral Economics | Economic Model
Contributions to Economic Analysis & Policy Berkeley Electronic Press. Evolution and Human Behavior. (2003). Carpenter. G. J. ... Would you sell it back? According to the standard cost-benefit theory. anything that gives you $800 plus compensation for ... Based on extensive data from pairs of choices like the ones just described. One explanation is that some people weigh the $35 ... and generally feeling satisfied with your purchase. you might demand something far above $800 at first. And most of the guitars ...
  https://www.scribd.com/document/61788307/Berg-2010-Behavioral-Economics
*  Grits for Breakfast: March 2012
The absurdist cost-benefit analysis behind making driving without a license a felony worthy of prison time boggles the mind. ... The data isn't available yet (to me, anyway) to tell for sure, but Grits believes DA decision making and policy changes are the ... Jails and criminal justice generally are behemoths in county budgets, and small policy changes can have big budget consequences ... month about the DA's office implementing a strict policy on DWIs that caused Reyna's former law partner Damon Reed to predict ...
  http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/2012/03/
*  Grits for Breakfast: Gitting tuffer on plea deals boosting McLennan County Jail costs
In most instances, certainly on routine DWIs, the cost-benefit analysis just isn't there to support it. ... The data isn't available yet (to me, anyway) to tell for sure, but Grits believes DA decision making and policy changes are the ... Jails and criminal justice generally are behemoths in county budgets, and small policy changes can have big budget consequences ... month about the DA's office implementing a strict policy on DWIs that caused Reyna's former law partner Damon Reed to predict ...
  http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/2012/03/gitting-tuffer-on-plea-deals-boosting.html?showComment=1332680733354
*  U.S. intelligence involvement with German and Japanese war criminals after World War II - Wikipedia
Hence even with righteous, detached hindsight, a cost-benefit analysis of hiring Gehlen and his people remains far more ... German policy, in a broader policy of Atlantic politics, had multiple dimensions and multiple time periods. A subtle but ... Even though Gehlen was not able to keep Nazi ideology out of estimates, leading to such things as a failure to predict the ... Containment, general anti-Communism, and so called McCarthyism were generally accepted. Containment, as a concept in US foreign ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._intelligence_involvement_with_German_and_Japanese_war_criminals_after_World_War_II
*  US20090326976A1 - Estimating healthcare outcomes for individuals - Google Patents
The derived benefit function and cost function are used to predict the corresponding benefit and cost of the healthcare ... A cost function that describes the cost of the intervention is derived from the respective cost values. ... A benefit function is derived from the difference of the first and second risk functions. ... Individuals can be ranked by degree of expected benefit. ... used to determine a first risk function and corresponding cost ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/US20090326976A1/en
*  University of Glasgow - Schools - School of Computing Science - Research - Research overview - Information Retrieval
CA is a well-established multivariate, statistical, exploratory data analysis technique. Multivariate data analysis techniques ... This work not only serves as a basis for future empirical work, but also as a template for developing other cost-benefit models ... Traditional search systems generally present a ranked list of documents as answers to user queries. In aggregated search ... But the huge volume of information available to medical and health policy decision makers can make it difficult for them to ...
  https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/computing/research/researchoverview/informationretrieval/
*  Agricultural | Hydroponics
... and without the benefit of a cost/benefit analysis.. If the BCRI experience is any indicator, the proposed closure of GHI and ... The government's reversal of its agricultural policy is a bold move, indeed, but not innovative. Without a cost/benefit ... These data were provided to the authors by the Australian Chamber of Fruit and Vegetable Industries, which administers the ... The AHGA also funded a climatology study using the CLIMEX model, (Hergstrom, 2003) to predict where B. terrestris is likely to ...
  https://www.hydroponics.com.au/tag/agricultural/
*  Hansen in the New York Times « RealClimate
I would not expect them to only leak the information to politicians who then decided whether on a cost-benefit analysis it was ... This data was generally released with little or no fuss (and no press releases) except for the end of year summary. However, as ... I thought there was a policy here about ad hominem abuse, yet people seem to be throwing words around like "slander", "fraud", ... See, because of uncertainty, it is best to project rather than predict, as resource managers use indicators to adaptively ...
  http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2006/01/hansen-in-the-new-york-times/comment-page-2/?wpmp_switcher=mobile