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3 Decision Methods: Npv, Irr and Others


Ignacio Velez-Pareja


Master Consultores

February 10, 2006


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This is a course material from the book Investment Decision Making. For Firm and Project Valuation. The book is originally in Spanish and is untitled as Decisiones de inversión. Para la valoración financiera de proyectos y empresas.

Chapter Three includes the study of different method for financial decision making. This includes the Net Present Value, NPV, Internal Rate of Return, IRR, and the Benefit - Cost Ratio. We study the implicit assumptions in each of the methods, the limitations and advantages in using each method. The selection of projects with capital rationing is included in this chapter. As a complement, we study in this chapter other methods that do not take into account the time value of money.

Note: Downloadable document is in Spanish.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 53

Keywords: NPV, IRR, Cost-Benefit Ratio, present value, capital rationing, payback period

JEL Classification: G31

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Date posted: February 14, 2006 ; Last revised: March 3, 2013

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Velez-Pareja, Ignacio, 3 Decision Methods: Npv, Irr and Others (February 10, 2006). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=882853 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.882853

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