|Benefit-Cost Summary Statistics Per Participant|
|Taxpayers||$923||Benefits minus costs||$2,839|
|Participants||$1,969||Benefit to cost ratio||$12.67|
|Others||$214||Chance the program will produce|
|Indirect||($24)||benefits greater than the costs||89 %|
|Net program cost||($243)|
|Benefits minus cost||$2,839|
|Detailed Monetary Benefit Estimates Per Participant|
|Benefits from changes to:1||Benefits to:|
|Child abuse and neglect||$18||$391||$0||$9||$419|
|K-12 grade repetition||$8||$0||$0||$4||$12|
|K-12 special education||$50||$0||$0||$25||$75|
|Property loss associated with alcohol abuse or dependence||$0||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Health care associated with PTSD||$49||$16||$61||$25||$150|
|Labor market earnings associated with child abuse & neglect||$731||$1,610||$0||$1||$2,342|
|Costs of higher education||($32)||($48)||($14)||($16)||($111)|
|Adjustment for deadweight cost of program||$0||$0||$0||($121)||($121)|
|Detailed Annual Cost Estimates Per Participant|
|Annual cost||Year dollars||Summary|
|Program costs||$229||2011||Present value of net program costs (in 2016 dollars)||($243)|
|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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