|Benefit-Cost Summary Statistics Per Participant|
|Taxpayers||$385||Benefits minus costs||$1,192|
|Participants||$685||Benefit to cost ratio||n/a|
|Others||$57||Chance the program will produce|
|Indirect||$66||benefits greater than the costs||91 %|
|Net program cost||$0|
|Benefits minus cost||$1,192|
|Detailed Monetary Benefit Estimates Per Participant|
|Benefits from changes to:1||Benefits to:|
|Child abuse and neglect||$6||$138||$0||$3||$147|
|K-12 grade repetition||$3||$0||$0||$1||$4|
|K-12 special education||$17||$0||$0||$8||$25|
|Property loss associated with alcohol abuse or dependence||$0||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Health care associated with PTSD||$18||$6||$23||$9||$56|
|Labor market earnings associated with child abuse & neglect||$254||$558||$0||$1||$812|
|Costs of higher education||($12)||($18)||($5)||($6)||($41)|
|Adjustment for deadweight cost of program||$0||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Detailed Annual Cost Estimates Per Participant|
|Annual cost||Year dollars||Summary|
|Program costs||$0||2011||Present value of net program costs (in 2015 dollars)||$0|
|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||3||29252||-0.040||0.032||8||-0.040||0.032||17||-0.040||0.221|
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