Long Finance Spring Conference - Panel Discussion

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Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) and Net Present Value (NPV) analyses have long been part of the financial analyst's toolbox. By deciding on a discount rate and using that discount rate in some exponential equations it can be argued that future generations will be richer than us, so we can spend wantonly now. Or that something expensive is really quite cheap if we make a very small change in the discount rate.

This conference will examine the implications of discount rates on society's long-term decisions such as health, education, infrastructure, and the environment.

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Lord Mayor Professor Michael Mainelli

Mercers’ School Memorial Professor of Business

Alderman Professor Michael Mainelli MStJ PhD MPhil BA FCCA FCSI(Hon) FBCS CITP FIC CMC MEI is Honorary Life Fellow of Gresham College and Emeritus Mercers'...

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Dr Nick Goddard

Dr Goddard is the Author of "Uses and Abuses Of Discount Rates: A Primer For The Wary". The title was released under Long Finance and...

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Professor Mark Freeman

Professor Freeman is Professor of Finance and Co-Director for the Centre for Post-Crisis Finance at Loughborough University.

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Matthew Rees

Matthew is Director of Corporate Finance at the UK National Audit Office. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (FCA) and a Fellow of the Chartered...

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Dr Con Keating

Dr Keating is Head of Research at Brighton Rock Group, an insurance company for pension schemes.

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Jon Spain

Jon works as an Actuary at the Government's Actuary's Department (GAD).

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