COST ANALYSIS: CONCEPTS AND METHODS OUTLINE

SUBJECTS IN THESE NOTES INCLUDE THE ROLE OF RESOURCE ANALYSIS IN COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS, THE NATURE OF RESOURCE ANALYSIS, THE ANALYTICAL TOOLS IT EMPLOYS, AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE EFFECTIVENESS SIDE OF THE EQUATION. THE COVERAGE IS LIMITED TO DOD AND NASA, WHICH HAVE BEEN THE BREEDING GROUNDS OF COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS BECAUSE OF THEIR UNIQUELY COMPLICATED PLANNING PROBLEM. EMPHASIS IS ON ENUMERATING AND DISTINGUISHING AMONG THE VARIETIES OF RESOURCE ANALYSIS COMMONLY REQUIRED IN COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS. VARIATIONS DUE TO DIFFERING LEVELS OF APPLICATIONS (SUCH AS FORCE STRUCTURES, INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS, OR INDIVIDUAL EQUIPMENT) AND ALSO VARIATION DUE TO LONG-RANGE VERSUS SHORT-RANGE TIME CONTEXT ARE COVERED. /BPR/

  • Corporate Authors:

    RAND Corporation

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  • Authors:
    • Margolis, M A
  • Publication Date: 1966-4

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  • Accession Number: 00201352
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bureau of Public Roads /US
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 22 1994 12:00AM