Farm-level investment analysis: what discount rate to use?

A discount rate is based on different aspects and differs across regions, economic sectors, investment projects, and decision makers. The choice of a discount rate requires a fundamental analysis and argumentation, in order to avoid an under- or overestimation of investment projects. Having conducted a farm-level experiment in North-Rhine Westphalia (NRW, Germany), we estimated the current discount rates in German agriculture, as well as quantify the effects of different factors on discount rate.


Issue Date:
Aug 15 2017
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Language:
English
Total Pages:
4




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