Assessing the benefits and costs of homeland security research: a risk-informed methodology with applications for the U.S. Coast Guard - von Winterfeldt D, Farrow RS, John RS, Eyer J, Rose AZ, Rosoff H.

This article describes a methodology for risk-informed benefit-cost analyses of homeland security research products. The methodology is field-tested with 10 research products developed for the U.S. Coast Guard. Risk-informed benefit-cost analysis is a tool...
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