|Benefit-Cost Summary Statistics Per Participant|
|Taxpayers||$399||Benefits minus costs||$2,225|
|Participants||$463||Benefit to cost ratio||n/a|
|Others||$369||Chance the program will produce|
|Indirect||$441||benefits greater than the costs||100 %|
|Net program cost||$553|
|Benefits minus cost||$2,225|
|Detailed Monetary Benefit Estimates Per Participant|
|Benefits from changes to:1||Benefits to:|
|Labor market earnings associated with high school graduation||$208||$458||$210||$69||$945|
|K-12 grade repetition||$3||$0||$0||$1||$4|
|K-12 special education||$83||$0||$0||$42||$125|
|Health care associated with disruptive behavior disorder||$111||$36||$138||$56||$341|
|Costs of higher education||($21)||($31)||($10)||($10)||($73)|
|Adjustment for deadweight cost of program||$0||$0||$0||$277||$277|
|Detailed Annual Cost Estimates Per Participant|
|Annual cost||Year dollars||Summary|
|Program costs||$367||2010||Present value of net program costs (in 2015 dollars)||$553|
|Comparison costs||$881||2010||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|
|Disruptive behavior disorder symptoms||8||1154||-0.170||0.043||5||-0.081||0.041||8||-0.491||0.001|
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