Last edited 09 Sep 2020

Deadweight

The Green Book, Central Government Guidance On Appraisal And Evaluation, Published by HM Treasury in 2018, suggests that deadweight refers to: ‘…outcomes that would have occurred without the intervention. This is used to determine the difference that can be attributed to an intervention.’

Deadweight can also refer to the weight of an inert object, or to the load capacity of a ship.

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