UK capital budgeting practices: some additional survey evidence
AbstractProbably more surveys have been undertaken on the use of capital budgeting techniques than on any other accounting and finance topic. Despite the many surveys a number of issues remain unresolved. The surveys have consisted of a sample of either very large or very small companies and observations relating to the impact of company size have been derived from comparing the responses from different surveys undertaken at different points in time. The aim of this paper is to provide additional empirical evidence relating to some of the unresolved issues and to examine the impact of company size on the use of financial appraisal techniques. In particular, the paper concentrates on the treatment of inflation, the appraisal of advanced manufacturing technologies and examines whether the empirical evidence supports the claim that many companies use excessive discount rates.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal The European Journal of Finance.
Volume (Year): 2 (1996)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.tandfonline.com/REJF20
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Michael McNulty).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.