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Megaprojects and Capital Hangovers


Megaprojects are big, high-profile, long-term capital investments that typically costing over $100B. These projects are high-risk and are often finished over budget. Worse, many fail to make a real contribution to local or national economies. 679 more words

Municipal Spending

What information is relevant when deciding whether to laser tattoo fruits and vegetables instead of using paper or plastic stickers?

Every piece of fruit and vegetables sold in U.S. grocery stores has a small sticker on it. These stickers include food type, origin, and whether it was grown organically. 321 more words

Teaching Accounting

Capital Budgeting Techniques - Quick Analysis

CAPITAL BUDGETING TECHNIQUES are explained as follows:

  1. Payback (Pb) Rule: This is the most basic rule/technique of capital budgeting, where one determines the time period in which the periodic cash flows will be able to completely recover the initial investment of a particular project.
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Capital Budgeting

What's The Price of a Conversation?


‘Talk is cheap’ and ‘Time is money’ are but two underappreciated platitudes repeaters of proverbs are apt to remind us of. Yet, most stop shy of the observation that repeating a proverb takes time too. 710 more words

What information and tools would Delta Air have used when it decided to invest in an RFID-based luggage tracking system for preventing lost bags?

On average, it costs an airline $70 to get a lost bag back to its owner. The airline industry as a whole lost $2.3 billion to mishandled luggage in 2015. 363 more words

Teaching Accounting

Week 10 Assignment — Capital Budgeting

Healthcare Financial Management and EconomicsWeek 10 Assignment — Capital Budgeting

Week 10 Assignment — Capital Budgeting

There are many options to buy capital, including cash purchases, loans, leasing, and other forms of payment. 255 more words

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