Benefit Cost Ratio

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Benefit Cost Ratio

A ratio representing the benefits of a project or investment compared to its cost. The BCR may be a strictly financial ratio, comparing the expected return to the cost of investment, or it may account for approximations of qualitative measurements.
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The system we use for benefit cost ratios significantly understates major long-term project benefits," she said.
While smaller schemes may have higher benefit cost ratios, by their very nature they only make small improvements to capacity and often just move the bottleneck elsewhere on the network.
The benefit cost ratios were estimated separately using private costs as well as social costs associated with pesticide use and are reported in Table 4.
The results, in the form of Benefit Cost Ratios (BCR), can be compared across different parts of Britain and different modes transport.
While Benefit Cost Ratios are a useful measure when assessing infrastructure projects, prioritisation of the National Transport Plan considers investment that will make the transport system in Wales work better to help tackle poverty, increase well-being and assist economic growth.