|Benefit-Cost Summary Statistics Per Participant|
|Taxpayers||$873||Benefits minus costs||$2,664|
|Participants||$1,917||Benefit to cost ratio||$12.07|
|Others||$153||Chance the program will produce|
|Indirect||($38)||benefits greater than the costs||88 %|
|Net program cost||($241)|
|Benefits minus cost||$2,664|
|Detailed Monetary Benefit Estimates Per Participant|
|Benefits from changes to:1||Benefits to:|
|Child abuse and neglect||$18||$383||$0||$9||$410|
|K-12 grade repetition||$8||$0||$0||$4||$12|
|K-12 special education||$49||$0||$0||$24||$73|
|Property loss associated with alcohol abuse or dependence||$0||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Health care associated with PTSD||$48||$16||$59||$24||$146|
|Labor market earnings associated with child abuse & neglect||$710||$1,564||$0||$1||$2,276|
|Costs of higher education||($31)||($47)||($14)||($15)||($107)|
|Adjustment for deadweight cost of program||$0||$0||$0||($120)||($120)|
|Detailed Annual Cost Estimates Per Participant|
|Annual cost||Year dollars||Summary|
|Program costs||$229||2011||Present value of net program costs (in 2015 dollars)||($241)|
|Comparison costs||$0||2011||Cost range (+ or -)||10 %|
|Estimated Cumulative Net Benefits Over Time (Non-Discounted Dollars)|
|The graph above illustrates the estimated cumulative net benefits per-participant for the first fifty years beyond the initial investment in the program. We present these cash flows in non-discounted dollars to simplify the “break-even” point from a budgeting perspective. If the dollars are negative (bars below $0 line), the cumulative benefits do not outweigh the cost of the program up to that point in time. The program breaks even when the dollars reach $0. At this point, the total benefits to participants, taxpayers, and others, are equal to the cost of the program. If the dollars are above $0, the benefits of the program exceed the initial investment.|
|Meta-Analysis of Program Effects|
|Outcomes measured||No. of effect sizes||Treatment N||Adjusted effect sizes (ES) and standard errors (SE) used in the benefit-cost analysis||Unadjusted effect size (random effects model)|
|First time ES is estimated||Second time ES is estimated|
|Child abuse and neglect||7||12997||-0.065||0.045||8||-0.065||0.045||17||-0.065||0.145|
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