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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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Institutions that pay for discounting by shifting funds from instructional and student services may impede their own efforts to improve student retention and attainment
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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 has the potential of contributing to the financial distress of colleges.
Discounting for interest between the valuation date and the annuity commencement date is straightforward.