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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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"As value for money and benefit cost ratios go, a new station at Chinatown would generate millions for the city's economy, and we predict it would handle over 3m passengers per year."
Gross returns, treatment cost that vary, total cost, net field benefits, net return and benefit cost ratios are shown in Table 8.
Gross return, net field benefit (NFB), benefit cost ratio of teosinte crop improved with foliar Fe application.
Gross returns, net field benefits, net returns, benefit cost ratio, dominance and marginal analysis (CIMMYT, 1988) were used to determine the profitability of different foliar FeSO4 treatments.
"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."
Therefore, the present study was undertaken to explore the hidden truth for farming community, NGOs, researchers, government agencies and policy makers after comparing benefit cost ratios of organic and inorganic rice crop production in District Sheikhupura of Punjab Province.
The benefit cost ratio (BCR) of organic and inorganic rice crop was calculated in district Sheikhupura on per acre basis.
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.
This shows that benefit cost ratio of 1.14 reduced significantly when external cost was added in the total cost.
"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."
There has to be this opportunity for comparative analysis of Benefit Cost Ratios between one form of transport and the other."