|Benefit-Cost Summary Statistics Per Participant|
|Taxpayers||$893||Benefits minus costs||$1,644|
|Participants||$1,956||Benefit to cost ratio||$3.04|
|Others||$1||Chance the program will produce|
|Indirect||($400)||benefits greater than the costs||71 %|
|Net program cost||($807)|
|Benefits minus cost||$1,644|
|Detailed Monetary Benefit Estimates Per Participant|
|Benefits from changes to:1||Benefits to:|
|Labor market earnings associated with employment||$888||$1,956||$0||$0||$2,844|
|Health care associated with psychiatric hospitalization||$5||$0||$1||$3||$9|
|Adjustment for deadweight cost of program||$0||$0||$0||($403)||($403)|
|Detailed Annual Cost Estimates Per Participant|
|Annual cost||Year dollars||Summary|
|Program costs||$1,644||2001||Present value of net program costs (in 2016 dollars)||($807)|
|Comparison costs||$1,027||2001||Cost range (+ or -)||60 %|
|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||Treatment Age||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|
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