La Tasa de Descuento en Proyectos de Largo Plazo
This paper estimates the rate of discount to be used in Chile when evaluating long run projects with environmental consequences. The methodology is known as Gamma Discounting and was presented first by Martin Weitzman in the American Economic Review in March 2001.
|Date of creation:||2002|
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|Publication status:||Published as "La Tasa de Descuento en Proyectos de Inversión de Largo Plazo", Revista de Análisis Económico, Volumen 17, N° 2, Diciembre 2002.|
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