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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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On the very same page he outlines why the Blue Route would have a negative or very low benefit-cost ratio (BCR), in contrast to the Black Route's 2:1 BCR.
Presenting a report on the benefit-cost ratio of the new passenger trains, a senior official of the railways ministry informed the committee that new trains had been introduced on certain sections as per demand in order to protect assets of railways and facilitate the general public at large by connecting various destinations with each other utilising existing infrastructure, rolling stock, crew and employees.
Modelling for the project has revealed a $3.4 million year-on-year benefit generated from the Doppler radar installations from improved productivity, and a benefit-cost ratio of $1.70 for each dollar invested.
The Perry Barr housing scheme was labelled as having 'very low benefit-cost ratio' by West Midlands Combined Authority at one stage.
In 2005, the Institute released its original mitigation report, the FEMA-funded Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: An Independent Study to Assess the Future Savings from Mitigation Activities; it determined that the agency's mitigation grants to have a 4:1 benefit-cost ratio. One of the report's key findings, "For every $1 spent on mitigation, there is a $4 return of avoided losses in the future," is frequently cited in policy circles.
A joint research by UNICEF Philippines and the National Nutrition Council (NNC) showed that every $1 (P53) invested in interventions to combat child malnutrition and accompanying problems can save around $12 (P639) in foregone earnings or health expenditures, which is equivalent to a 12:1 benefit-cost ratio.
The MP for South Northamptonshire wrote: "My constituents are naturally concerned that changes to the project could undermine the business case, negatively affect the benefit-cost ratio, and reduce the value for taxpayers' money".
The MP for South Northamptonshire, an area through which the proposed HS2 route will run, wrote: "My constituents are naturally concerned that changes to the project could undermine the business case, negatively affect the benefit-cost ratio, and reduce the value for taxpayers' money".
Another useful measure that can be calculated from the mitigation cost curve is the benefit-cost ratio. At any point along the curve, the total annual cost of switching to improved cookstoves is calculated as the number of households switching multiplied by the average (annual) stove cost.
For example, the benefit-cost ratio of Athena Metro - Line 4 was estimated at 1.17 in a 30-year study.
The evaluation of overall effectiveness included a benefit-cost ratio that considered the installation costs and crash savings.
The 2017 reform legislation mandates that all small airports that meet a valid benefit-cost ratio requirement will retain or get qualified for a small tower.