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The Theory of a Single Investment


  • K. E. Boulding


Introduction, 475. — The unit of organization, 476. — The net revenue concept, 476. — The net revenue series, 477. — Three propositions, 478. — The internal rate of return, 480. — The enterprise and the entrepreneur: simple conditions, 483. — Complications, 492. — Conclusion, 493.

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  • K. E. Boulding, 1935. "The Theory of a Single Investment," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 49(3), pages 475-494.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:qjecon:v:49:y:1935:i:3:p:475-494.

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