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What is the time-weighted return of your property investment?

Time-weighed measures of investment performance and profitability are extremely useful tools for correctly estimating the potential performance of a property investment. Although there may be some isolated exceptions, any evaluation processes of property acquisitions that do not estimate time-weighted measures of expected investment performance can hardly represent application of smart real estate investing practices. 1,081 more words

All Property Types

Would Irving Fisher continue to defend the Net Present Value model in our era of sustainability?

Do you remember Irving Fisher? He may have been America’s first celebrity economist. A professor who taught at Yale, he doled out pearls of investment wisdom to the business press during the early years of the twentieth century. 455 more words


What managerial accounting tools could be used to determine whether it would be profitable to redevelop Grossinger’s Catskill Resort Hotel, the inspiration for the movie “Dirty Dancing”?

The Grossinger’s Catskill Resort Hotel in the Catskill Mountains in Liberty, New York, was the inspiration for screenwriter Eleanor Bergstein when writing the “Dirty Dancing” movie screenplay. 373 more words

Teaching Accounting

The Valuation Of Your Business

Do you enjoy a good fight? Just ask someone the value of his business – after he’s given you his subjective (and occasionally delusional) view of the “truth,” just question him about it, and the battle is on. 203 more words

Drawbacks of Austerity Measures

Austerity measures are used by governments to reduce budget deficits and government debt. Typically, governments achieve this by implementing a number of policies that simultaneously reduce spending while raising revenues. 362 more words


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Calculate the present value of $76,000 lumpsum payment 10 years from now given the interest rate is 10%

Academic Writing

Richard Jeni -- Coming to America


Stand up comedian, Richard Jeni, discusses the calculus behind immigrants moving to the country. In the calculation of the net present value of migration, movers are expected to weigh the costs and benefits of a move. 26 more words

Labor Economics