Cost Analysis Glossary   

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 Cost of the Intervention or ProgramJump to page 2.
 Cost of IllnessJump to page 3.
 Adjusting CostsJump to page 4.
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Glossary — Cost Analysis
Analytic horizon
Annuitization
Audience
Average cost
Capital costs
Constant dollars
Consumer Price Index (CPI)
Cost analysis
Cost inventory
Costs
Cost-to-charge ratio
Direct costs
Discount rate
Discounting
Diseconomies of scale
Economic evaluation
Economies of scale
Final outcome
Financial cost
Fixed costs
Future value
Indirect costs
Inflation
Intangible costs
Intermediate outcome
Key variables
Line item
Long-term
Marginal cost
Market price
Market resource
Micro-costing
Model
Multiway sensitivity analysis
One-way sensitivity analysis
Opportunity cost
Outcome measure
Output
Payer
Perspective
Present value
Productivity loss
Prospective study
Recurrent costs
Retrospective study
Scrap value
Seasonality
Sensitivity analysis
Shadow price
Social discount rate
Societal perspective
Target population(s)
Threshold analysis
Time frame
Time preference
Total costs
Useful life
Variable costs
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