Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative

Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative



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  • February 1, 2012

    The Cost-Benefit Imperative

    While the states' revenues are beginning to recover, almost all of them expect to have less to spend in 2012 than they had in 2008, before the Great Recession began exacting its toll. Cost/benefit analysis can play a key role in helping government leaders make better decisions on allocating limited tax dollars.