Risk-Benefit Analysis

Business / Agriculture / Risk-Benefit Analysis: Comparison of the short- and long-term risks to the overall societal benefits of an activity, chemical use, or technology. When risks and benefits are expressed in monetary terms, this is effectively cost-benefit analysis. Both the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Toxic Substances Control Act direct the Environmental Protection Agency to base regulatory decisions on a risk-benefit or cost-benefit basis.

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Analysis Noun Synonyms: examination, investigation, study, scrutiny, enquiry or inquiry, dissection, assay, breakdown, division
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Cost-Benefit Analysis

Business / Agriculture / Cost-Benefit Analysis: A quantitative and sometimes qualitative evaluation of the costs which would be incurred by some action (such as building a dam, or implementing an environmental regulation) versus the overall benefit MORE

Performance Attribution Analysis

Business / Finance / Performance Attribution Analysis: The decomposition of a money manager's performance results to explain the reasons why those results were achieved. This analysis seeks to answer questions such as: (1) What were the major sources of a MORE

Pedigree Analysis

Science / Biology / Pedigree Analysis: A type of genetic analysis in which a trait is traced through several generations of a family to determine how the trait is inherited. The information is displayed in a pedigree chart using standard s MORE

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