|Benefit-Cost Summary Statistics Per Participant|
|Taxpayers||$2,095||Benefits minus costs||$7,831|
|Participants||$4,150||Benefit to cost ratio||n/a|
|Others||$295||Chance the program will produce|
|Indirect||$510||benefits greater than the costs||93 %|
|Net program cost||$781|
|Benefits minus cost||$7,831|
|Detailed Monetary Benefit Estimates Per Participant|
|Benefits from changes to:1||Benefits to:|
|K-12 grade repetition||$0||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Labor market earnings associated with major depression||$1||$2||$0||$0||$2|
|Health care associated with major depression||$0||$0||$1||$0||$1|
|Labor market earnings associated with anxiety disorder||$1,858||$4,091||$0||$0||$5,949|
|Health care associated with anxiety disorder||$243||$79||$301||$121||$743|
|Costs of higher education||$0||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Adjustment for deadweight cost of program||($7)||($22)||($7)||$389||$354|
|Detailed Annual Cost Estimates Per Participant|
|Annual cost||Year dollars||Summary|
|Program costs||$217||2010||Present value of net program costs (in 2015 dollars)||$781|
|Comparison costs||$943||2010||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|
|Major depressive disorder||1||30||0.000||0.260||11||0.000||0.021||12||0.000||1.000|
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