Estimating Discount Rates in Damages Analysis: Solving The Analyst’s Dilemma

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 12 No. 11
Data and Publications Update
November 2006

Summary

The estimated discount rate can have a significant impact on the calculation of value or lost profits. However, merely “plugging in” empirical data into a formula, without understanding: (1) the inputs to, and (2) the framework of the discount rate calcul ...