Inflation Analysis for Investment Appraisal

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Calculate real and nominal cash flows

Calculate nominal and real NPV

Adjust nominal and real NPV for taxation

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Clock2 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
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In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to calculate real and nominal cash flows, calculate the nominal and real net present value of the investment, and adjust nominal and real NPV for taxation. This all will translate into the ability to perform investment appraisal taking inflation into account. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We're currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.


Familiarity with Time Value of Money is required

Skills you will develop

InflationInvestment AppraisalValuationInvestment Risk Management

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Inflation and cash flows

  2. Nominal and real cash flows

  3. Calculating nominal NPV

  4. Calculating real NPV

  5. Nominal NPV with not-deferred tax

  6. Real NPV with not-deferred tax

  7. Nominal NPV with deferred tax

  8. Real NPV with deferred tax

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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