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The Social Discount Rate in Developing Countries



The "social discount rate" is the interest rate used in cost-benefit analyses of infrastructure and other public projects.

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  • Missaka Warusawitharana, 2014. "The Social Discount Rate in Developing Countries," FEDS Notes 2014-10-09, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedgfn:2014-10-09
    DOI: 10.17016/2380-7172.0029

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    3. Andrew K. Kamenju & Dr. T. Olweny, 2021. "The Nexus Between Internal Investment and Economic Growth in Kenya," Journal of Applied Finance & Banking, SCIENPRESS Ltd, vol. 11(2), pages 1-2.

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