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cost

1. 
a. the amount paid for a commodity by its seller
b. (as modifier): the cost price
2. Law the expenses of judicial proceedings
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What will do the job is substitutes for fossil fuel technology when they finally have a lower private cost than fossil fuels.
To eliminate externalities, the divergence between the social and private costs must be eliminated, either by assigning private property rights (that is, ownership rights) or by direct government regulation.
As a result, private costs are 20 to 50 percent lower.
Riyadh, Rajab 25, 1436, May 14, 2015, SPA -- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has approved recommendation submitted to him by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, the Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, and the Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense to add Saudi national students studying at their private cost in U.S.
(2012) [34] considered a supply chain with one supplier with private cost information and one retailer with private price information to develop a bilateral asymmetric information model using the altruistic principal, for which one allocation rule based on information rent was given.
[5] presented a hybrid electric vehicle(HEV) life-cycle private cost model that established to evaluate HEV market prospects in China compared with traditional internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEV).
In this paper, we consider a SC with n unreliable suppliers and two competing manufacturers with private cost information.
This rational-choice analysis helps explain decisionmaking in a narrow set of cases, since a rational, risk-neutral decisionmaker with perfect information will engage in the information flow if and only if the private benefit outweighs the private cost. Such a model, though, has its limits: it cannot account for risk-averse decisionmakers, uncertainty in the probability of a favorable outcome, or bounded rationality in decisionmakers.
I start with allocative transaction costs, which will usually not equal their private counterparts (because Pareto imperfections will usually distort the private value of the resources used up as transaction costs would have generated for their alterative employers and hence their private cost to the actor who used them up as transaction costs).
PAM analysis would produce two core indicator in measuring competitiveness, namely (1) Private Cost Ratio (PCR) which was an indicator of the competitive advantage that indicated the ability to pay the cost of domestic resources and to always competitive in private price, and (2) Domestic Resource Cost ratio (DRCR) which was an indicator of comparative advantage that indicated the amount of domestic resources that could be saved to produce foreign exchange.
The -c' and d' functions represent the marginal private cost savings and the marginal external damages, respectively, from the projected consumption level of the corresponding energy.
The old plans that were designed using the private cost of nursing home care, and a home-care benefit that was the same as that for nursing home care, with a three-year benefit period, and 5 percent automatic inflation coverage.

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