Who Should Own the Fleet?
Block, Michael Kent
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The subject of leasing in the public sector and, in particular, the concept of the Navy leasing its auxiliary ships first came to my attention while reviewing the background studies for the CEB presentation on the AO-75. In these studies the analyst was able to establish leasing as a preferred alternative over purchase. This was accomplished by using the present discounted value of the various dollar "cost" streams and then ranking the alternatives on the basis of minimum discounted values. As it turned out, the present discounted value of the lease option ($214.3) was less than the present dis-counted value of the purchase option ($360.n and, thus, leasing was presented as a cost-effective method of obtaining AO's….
Written while Associate Professor of Economics, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterrey, California
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