Time Value

  • Matthias Ruth
  • Bruce Hannon
Part of the Modeling Dynamic Systems book series (MDS)


Here we show how to represent the basic economic principle of time value in STELLA, with an application in cost–benefit analysis.


Interest Rate Discount Rate Sine Wave Revenue Stream Investment Option 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Ruth
    • 1
  • Bruce Hannon
    • 2
  1. 1.University of MarylandCollege ParkUSA
  2. 2.University of IllinoisUrbanaUSA

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