Practical Perspectives on Growth Rate and Discount Rate Methodologies
Friday, Jan. 6, 2017
7:30 PM –
Sheraton Grand Chicago, Wrigleyville
National Association of Forensic Economics
Pennsylvania State University
The panelists have prepared two reports based on the same set of facts, with the only exception being that the second report is set six months later than the first report. With current rate advocates, there should be differences, at least with respect to discount rates and possibly growth rates. With net discount rate advocates, the second report would probably be identical to the first, but could be significantly different if the expert made a fundamental shift during the six month period. The panelists will discuss the impacts and implications of this sensitivity to when a report is prepared.