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Participation Cost Estimation: Private Versus Non-Private Study [article]

Joshua Joy, Sayali Rajwade, Mario Gerla
2016 arXiv   pre-print
as compared to a non-private study.  ...  We evaluate the benefits of users sharing their location data privately and non-privately, and show that suitable privacy-preserving mechanisms provide incentives for user participation in a private study  ...  Our evaluation demonstrates that the cost of the non-private study is higher than the private study. Thus, it is more beneficial for individuals to participate in the private study. II.  ... 
arXiv:1604.04810v1 fatcat:5v4ir75ub5ftvethrqdsye44vu

The True Costs of Public Participation [chapter]

Edward Andersson, Diane Warburton, Richard Wilson
2007 Re-Energizing Citizenship  
How This Report Has Been Compiled This full report of 'The True Costs of Public Participation' research study, consists of four main sections.  ...  Recent informal estimates provided to this study suggest each local authority spends over £2million annually, with over £1billion being spent in the UK by the public sector as a whole per year.  ...  Studies that consider the benefits and costs to non-participants and society as a whole are non-existent.  ... 
doi:10.1057/9780230206915_8 fatcat:63rxpku2lfc4vafn2flek7xvoq

Export market participation with sunk costs and firm heterogeneity

Evis Sinani, Bersant Hobdari
2010 Applied Economics  
The empirical analysis involves the estimation of a non-structural, discrete choice, dynamic model with firm heterogeneity.  ...  The empirical analysis involves the estimation of a non-structural, discrete choice, dynamic model with firm heterogeneity.  ...  Similarly, around 80% of non-exporters in each period remain non-exporters in the next period.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00036840802112372 fatcat:jis7ahw7gzhr3j3eyjiedq6pce

The Impact of Private Participation on Disability Costs: Evidence from Chile

Estelle James, Alejandra Cox Edwards, Augusto Iglesias
2007 Social Science Research Network  
by private pension funds (AFPs) and insurance companies, who finance the benefit and have a direct pecuniary interest in controlling costs.  ...  This has been ascribed, alternatively, to demand-side factors such as unemployment rate and generosity of benefits, versus supply-side factors such as eligibility rules and assessment procedures.  ...  It has cut costs, apparently in a reasonably accurate way, but we don't know whether it has picked the "right" mix of benefits versus costs, false positives versus false negatives, and pension size versus  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1083792 fatcat:zjksphngdnapventtcp4dqug5a

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of diabetes prevention among adherent participants

William H Herman, Sharon L Edelstein, Robert E Ratner, Maria G Montez, Ronald T Ackermann, Trevor J Orchard, Mary A Foulkes, Ping Zhang, Christopher D Saudek, Morton B Brown, Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group
2013 American Journal of Managed Care  
Over 10 years, the cumulative, per capita non-interventionrelated direct medical costs were $4250 greater for placebo participants compared with adherent lifestyle participants and $3251 greater compared  ...  We report the 10-year effectiveness and within-trial cost-effectiveness of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and its Outcomes Study (DPPOS) interventions among participants who were adherent to the  ...  were valued according to whether participants "disliked," were "neutral," or "liked" leisure time physical activity. 2,12 although direct non-medical costs are not usually paid by private insurers or  ... 
pmid:23544761 pmcid:PMC3985133 fatcat:5fxxgqcjzfdu3glhn452dt4jgi

Costs of Lost opportunities: Applying Non-Market Valuation Techniques to Potential REDD+ Participants in Cameroon

Dara Thompson, Brent Swallow, Martin Luckert
2017 Forests  
Our findings suggest local costs of REDD+ contracts to be higher and much more variable than opportunity cost estimates.  ...  To supply such information, many studies have adopted approaches that explore the opportunity cost of maintaining land as forest rather than converting it to agricultural uses.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The founding sponsors had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, and in the decision to publish  ... 
doi:10.3390/f8030069 fatcat:llkrkvrwhrcj7fnjuhmscgnkba

Cost of Transformation among Primary Care Practices Participating in a Medical Home Pilot

Grant R. Martsolf, Ryan Kandrack, Robert A. Gabbay, Mark W. Friedberg
2015 Journal of general internal medicine  
Acknowledgments: This study was sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (1R03HS002616-01).  ...  No sponsor had a role in the design or conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; or preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.  ...  Evidence to date on medical home interventions-studies that compare intervention participants to non-participants-is mixed, with inconsistent effects on patient care.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11606-015-3553-6 pmid:26714484 pmcid:PMC4907938 fatcat:ibt45opkurfazlzpxq25gqqltu

Cost shared wildfire risk mitigation in Log Hill Mesa, Colorado: survey evidence on participation and willingness to pay

James R. Meldrum, Patricia A. Champ, Travis Warziniack, Hannah Brenkert-Smith, Christopher M. Barth, Lilia C. Falk
2014 International journal of wildland fire  
These results can inform the development of cost sharing programs to encourage wildfire risk mitigation on private property.  ...  Willingness to participate correlates with both financial and non-monetary considerations, including informational barriers and wildfire risk perceptions, but not with concerns about effectiveness or visual  ...  This work was improved by the constructive comments of three anonymous reviewers and participants of the 2013 W-3133 Meeting.  ... 
doi:10.1071/wf13130 fatcat:hvbow5vslva5lc3rldoiirmeoa

Use and cost of disease-modifying therapies by Sonya Slifka Study participants: has anything really changed since 2000 and 2009?

Sarah L Minden, R Philip Kinkel, Helene T Machado, Jonathan S Levin, Meredith B Rosenthal, Lisa I Iezzoni
2019 Multiple Sclerosis Journal - Experimental, Translational and Clinical  
We determined the extent and characteristics of disease-modifying therapy use by participants in the Sonya Slifka Longitudinal Multiple Sclerosis Study (Slifka) in 2000 (n=2156) and 2009 (n=2361) and estimated  ...  out-of-pocket and total (payer) costs for 2009.  ...  The entire Slifka Study database (2000-2010) and related research materials can be accessed with permission of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society by contacting the corresponding author, Sarah L Minden  ... 
doi:10.1177/2055217318820888 pmid:30815276 pmcid:PMC6385335 fatcat:wn5iyitzdvb3xhc4bwdf6cos64

Who Bears the Cost? The Necessity of Taxpayer Participation in Chapter 9

C. Scott Pryor
2014 Social Science Research Network  
COMM'N, STAFF REPORT ON THE MUNICIPAL http://www.sec.gov/news/studies/2012/munireport073112.pdf ("[M]arket participants have stated that access to current financial information about issuers or obligated  ...  The Place for Participation of Municipal Residents in Chapter 9, 37 CAMPBELL L.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2448997 fatcat:bax7d2mjg5cdnokhehzsnhlabi

Exploration of multi-layered knowledge sharing participation: the roles of perceived benefits and costs

Mohammadbashir Sedighi, Sander van Splunter, Frances Brazier, Cees van Beers, Stephan Lukosch
2016 Journal of Knowledge Management  
This contribution aims to provide insight on the effects of perceived benefits and costs on quantity aspects versus quality aspects of participation in knowledge networks.  ...  This study discusses different participants' perceived benefits and costs that influence participation in knowledge networks.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jkm-01-2016-0044 fatcat:lrordxoljfds5bvstmu4i22oqu

Cost-effectiveness of an 8-week supervised education and exercise therapy programme for knee and hip osteoarthritis: a pre–post analysis of 16 255 patients participating in Good Life with osteoArthritis in Denmark (GLA:D)

Dorte T Grønne, Ewa M Roos, Rikke Ibsen, Jakob Kjellberg, Søren T Skou
2021 BMJ Open  
All adjusted measures were estimated using a generalised estimating equation gamma regression model for repeated measures.  ...  Hence estimated adjusted healthcare costs per QALY gained was 8497€ (95% CI: 6242 to 11 324) for knee and 22 568€ (95% CI: 16 000 to 31 531) for hip patients.  ...  settings were not available, all analyses were repeated stratified for patients attending GLA:D in private physiotherapy clinics versus in municipal rehabilitation centres.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2021-049541 pmid:34903537 pmcid:PMC8672017 fatcat:plpbw2ajxbhzxhlgc3tvwccofu

Life-Cycle Asset Allocation: A Model with Borrowing Constraints, Uninsurable Labor Income Risk and Stock-Market Participation Costs

Francisco J. Gomes, Alexander Michaelides
2002 Social Science Research Network  
We study life-cycle asset allocation in the presence of liquidity constraints and undiversifiable labor income risk.  ...  We find that small stock-market entry costs can explain the zero-median stockholding puzzle. Households start saving in the riskless asset and enter the stock market later in life.  ...  market non-participation.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.299388 fatcat:yjkfr2rzrnaalj6636jsx3hw5a

Participation of Minorities in Cost-share Programs-The Experience of a Small Underserved Landowners' Group in Alabama

Colmore S. Christian, Rory F. Fraser, Buddhi Gyawali, Chlesea Scott
2013 Journal of Sustainable Development  
Until recently underserved landowners' participation in cost-share programs in Alabama has been very limited.  ...  Lessons learned will inform future application of the action research model in this continuing study.  ...  by non-forest and development issues.  ... 
doi:10.5539/jsd.v6n4p70 fatcat:azt47iqthratllpv76cfqohx7m

A 7-year study on risks and costs of knee injuries in male and female youth participants in 12 sports

M. de Loes, L. J. Dahlstedt, R. Thomee
2000 Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports  
This allowed calculation of knee injury incidences, to compare risks between males and females and to estimate the costs of medical treatment. The of medical treatment was required for knee injuries.  ...  The cost of knee injuries is therefore a large part of the cost for medical care of sports injuries.  ...  Further, the costs of medical treatment of different knee diagnoses are reported together with the estimation of cost per hour of participation by sport and sex.  ... 
doi:10.1034/j.1600-0838.2000.010002090.x pmid:10755279 fatcat:igedi4xa5fcvhnhf6h34tahk4u
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