Accession Number : ADP002640

Title :   A Review of Discount Rate Models for Evaluating Water Resources Projects,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER INST FOR WATER RESOURCES FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s) : Tang,J. ; Antle,L. G.

Report Date : APR 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : Contents: Determinants of Interest Rate; Impacts of Interest Rates on Benefits, Costs and the Benefit/Cost Ratio; The Social Rate of Interest; Cost of Borrowing Models; Opportunity Cost Models; Summary of Discount Rate Estimates, Original and Updated; Appendix III of GAO Report: Illustration of Calculation of Total Cost to the Government of Borrowed Funds (GAO Report); U.S. Treasury Constant Maturity Yield Rates; P. 545 of the Statistical Yearbook of the United States, 1980; Rate of Return to Capital, from 'American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, May 1980.

Descriptors :   *Water resources, Facilities, Economic analysis, Costs, Benefits, Mathematical models, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE