Accession Number : ADA301663

Title :   An Examination of the Stabilized Rate Setting Process Within the Defense Business Operations Fund.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Friend, Gregory C.

PDF Url : ADA301663

Report Date : JUN 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 65

Abstract : The Defense Business Operations Fund (DBOF) utilizes a system to stabilized rates in order to facilitate orderly budget planning and execution by DBOF customers. This thesis examines the process of rate setting. Data from a number of budget years is examined in order to analyze the fluctuation pattern of the rates from year to year. The extent of the fluctuation and their underlying causes will be addressed. Background information includes an explanation of DBOF, how it operates, the activities that it encompasses, as well as its strengths and weaknesses.

Descriptors :   *SETTING(ADJUSTING), *RATES, *PLANNING PROGRAMMING BUDGETING, STABILIZATION, COMMERCE, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, THESES, VARIATIONS, PATTERNS, DEFENSE PLANNING.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE