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Change discount rate over time - UCL_Will - 02-02-2011

Is there any intention to implement a discount rate within TIMES that could change over time?  Would this be extremely difficult to do?


Change discount rate over time - Antti-L - 02-02-2011

I am not sure why you think that the discount rate cannot change over time in TIMES Confused?
That was supported already in the original design of TIMES, although certain small problems in the original handling of such time-dependent discount rates were discovered some five years ago, and were fixed. But I must admit that I haven't used this feature myself in any "production runs".  Are you seeing some problems arising when using time-dependent discount rates?

If you have any problems with discount rates that change over time, do let us know!

Thanks,
Antti



Change discount rate over time - UCL_Will - 03-02-2011

Hi Antii,

Thanks for the reply.

I didn't know that you can make the discount rate change over time - I'll try now and see how I get on.

Thanks,

Will