Notes: A Note on the Real Rate of Discount
If an additive relation is used to link the real and nominal rates of discount, inflation influences the outcome of forestry project investments. If the correct multiplicative relation is used, equivalency should prevail between the analyses made in real and nominal terms. The real value approach should be favored on practical grounds whenever possible. Forest Sci. 29:249-252.
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Document Type: Miscellaneous
Affiliations: Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003
Publication date: 1983-06-01
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