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discounting

A business term for multiplying an amount by a discount rate to determine its present (“discounted”) value. The term has been broadly applied to geriatrics in the NHS and can be defined as the reduction in the costs and benefits of treatment by a fixed annual amount to take into account the declining “value" of an ageing patient over time.
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Most of the discounting that the Lumina report warns is leading to disaster is the simple tuition discount that is totally unfunded.
In at least one case, tuition discounting has been listed as a contributing factor to the jeopardy the school is in.
Exhibit 2, below, shows how steps 2 and 3 combine the imputation and discounting models.
Specifically, the EITF proposed estimating the current market value of assets expected to be sold by first predicting a future market value and then discounting it back to a present value.
Tuition discounting frequently fails to increase net revenue for colleges.