Accession Number : AD0741411

Title :   A Dual Industry Analysis to Give Perspective to Aerospace Defense Industry Profits.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Mruz,Michael J.

Report Date : MAR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 106

Abstract : The study examines the aggregate profit rates of various samples of aerospace defense contractors within the particular operating environment of the defense and space systems market. To give perspective to this particular operating environment, a parallel study of the public utility industry and its operating environment is also included. The analysis includes a detailed examination of return indices for both industries and a comprehensive description of the particular industry operating environments. The elements of the operating environments studies are capital investment, research and development, demand, competition, and regulation and contracts.

Descriptors :   (*INDUSTRIES, ECONOMICS), (*MILITARY PROCUREMENT, NATIONAL DEFENSE), CONTRACTS, FACTOR ANALYSIS, SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, CONTROL, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, MONEY

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE