Cost and Optimization in Government

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Index
absorption costing, 121
activity-based costing, 113
analytic hierarchy process, 287
composite ranking, 293
consistency ratio, 290
annual cost method, 98
artificial variable, 230
assessment cost, 370
asset, 2, 5
augmentation, 221
basic variable, 222
Baumol, W.J., 162
Bayesian analysis, 257
Bellman, R.E., 243
benchmark, 77, 370
benefit-cost analysis, 84
BC ratio, 85
BCA with a single project, 86
BCA with multiple projects, 86
bordered Hessian, 155
borrowing rate of capital, 91
branch-and-bound method, 239
break-even analysis, 60
break-even price, 17, 62
break-even quantity, 62
break-even revenue, 62
budget, 145
capital budget, 145
operating budget, 145
budget variance, 138
buy or lease, 79
c chart, 366
capacity ratio, 140
capitalized cost, 99
capital recovery factor, 98
carrying cost, 162, 163
cash flow, 77, 142
cumulative net flow, 78
net flow, 77
certainty equivalent method, 104
chance-constratined programming, 249
change of basis, 224
check sheet, 370
classical optimization, 150
Cobb-Douglas production function, 315
coefficient of determination, 48
coefficient of optimization, 264
communication, 376
conditional forecast, 58
conditional probability, 258
confidence intervals, 47
conservation of flow, 196
constant elasticity of substitution, 327
constant sum game, 267
constraint optimization, 154
contingency management, 377
contribution margin, 73, 121
control limits, 350, 352
conversion, 114
corner point solution, 220
cost, 1
average cost, 4
controllable cost, 3
cost center, 2

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xii
  • Chapter 1 Basic Cost Concepts 1
  • Chapter 2 Cost Behavior 23
  • Notes 59
  • Chapter 3 Cost Analysis 60
  • Notes 105
  • Chapter 4 Cost Accounting 106
  • Notes 146
  • Chapter 5 Classical Optimization 148
  • Chapter 5 Classical Optimization 148
  • Notes 190
  • Chapter 6 Network Analysis 191
  • Notes 213
  • Chapter 7 Mathematical Programming 215
  • Notes 251
  • Chapter 8 - Games and Decisions 253
  • Notes 279
  • Chapter 9 Multicriteria Analysis 281
  • Chapter 9 Multicriteria Analysis 281
  • Notes 305
  • Chapter 10 Productivity Measurement 346
  • Chapter 11 Quality Control 348
  • Notes 373
  • Chapter 12 Besides Cost and Optimization 375
  • Notes 381
  • Bibliography 383
  • Index 389
  • About the Author 395
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