|Benefit-Cost Summary Statistics Per Participant|
|Taxpayers||$410||Benefits minus costs||$1,203|
|Participants||$801||Benefit to cost ratio||$17.61|
|Others||$63||Chance the program will produce|
|Indirect||$0||benefits greater than the costs||70 %|
|Net program cost||($72)|
|Benefits minus cost||$1,203|
|Detailed Monetary Benefit Estimates Per Participant|
|Benefits from changes to:1||Benefits to:|
|Labor market earnings associated with problem alcohol use||$360||$792||$0||$11||$1,162|
|Property loss associated with problem alcohol use||$0||$2||$3||$0||$5|
|Health care associated with problem alcohol use||$44||$8||$41||$22||$114|
|Adjustment for deadweight cost of program||$0||$0||$0||($36)||($36)|
|Detailed Annual Cost Estimates Per Participant|
|Annual cost||Year dollars||Summary|
|Program costs||$72||2014||Present value of net program costs (in 2015 dollars)||($72)|
|Comparison costs||$0||2014||Cost range (+ or -)||20 %|
|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|
|Problem alcohol use||20||3296||-0.166||0.031||19||-0.023||0.047||21||-0.166||0.001|
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