Accession Number:

AD0730430

Title:

A History of Cost-Effectiveness

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

Cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-benefit analysis, together with systems analysis, policy analysis, operations research, management science and other decision disciplines, seek to provide advice, to help in making decisions. Cost-effectiveness attempts to do this by comparing various actions that might be taken in terms of their costs and their effectiveness in achieving a desired goal.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE