|Benefit-Cost Summary Statistics Per Participant|
|Taxpayers||($909)||Benefits minus costs||($7,549)|
|Participants||($1,686)||Benefit to cost ratio||($1.39)|
|Others||($133)||Chance the program will produce|
|Indirect||($1,657)||benefits greater than the costs||0 %|
|Net program cost||($3,164)|
|Benefits minus cost||($7,549)|
|Detailed Monetary Benefit Estimates Per Participant|
|Benefits from changes to:1||Benefits to:|
|Child abuse and neglect||($40)||($34)||$0||($20)||($94)|
|K-12 grade repetition||($7)||$0||$0||($3)||($10)|
|K-12 special education||($49)||$0||$0||($25)||($73)|
|Property loss associated with alcohol abuse or dependence||$0||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Health care associated with PTSD||($34)||($11)||($42)||($17)||($105)|
|Labor market earnings associated with child abuse & neglect||($766)||($1,687)||$0||($6)||($2,458)|
|Costs of higher education||$30||$45||$14||$15||$105|
|Adjustment for deadweight cost of program||$1||$1||$0||($1,579)||($1,577)|
|Detailed Annual Cost Estimates Per Participant|
|Annual cost||Year dollars||Summary|
|Program costs||$2,846||2003||Present value of net program costs (in 2015 dollars)||($3,164)|
|Comparison costs||$314||2003||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||2031||0.085||0.053||11||0.085||0.053||17||0.085||0.107|
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