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Public Sector Discount Rates for Cost Benefit Analysis

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  • Public Sector Discount Rates for Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Published: 4 Jul 2008
  • Status: Current
  • Author: The Treasury
       

      Public Sector Discount Rates for Cost Benefit Analysis

      Published 14 Jul 2008
      Page updated 18 Mar 2015

      The discount rate plays an important role in cost-benefit analysis. The Current Discount rates page sets out what actual discount rate is appropriate in any situation.  The document on this page sets out the methodology that is employed to determine the discount rates.

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      Introduction

      Estimation of Crown’s Opportunity Cost of Capital

      discount-rates-jul08.pdf (153 KB) pp. 7
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