THE DISCOUNT RATE FOR LIFE CYCLE COSTING IN DND

Authors
  1. Chouinard, A.
  2. Buker, P.
Corporate Authors
Operational Research and Analysis Establishment, Ottawa ONT (CAN) Directorate of Mathematics and Statistics
Abstract
The paper discusses the concepts of value, present value, and the discount rate as it should be used in DND purchasing decisions. It recommends that the applicable discount rate be considered case-specific for any item, and outlines a method to evaluate alternative projects over a range of discount rates.
Report Number
PR-305 — Project Report
Date of publication
15 May 1985
Number of Pages
24
DSTKIM No
85-02136
CANDIS No
46938
Format(s):
Hardcopy;Originator's fiche received by DSIS

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