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By Jonathan Orlando Zaddach

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In this thesis, Orlando Zaddach applies a discounting scheme derived by means of Krysiak (2010) within the most up-to-date cube version and provides its implications for optimum weather coverage. additionally, he incorporates out a one-factor-at-a-time (OFAT) sensitivity research to envision the discounting scheme for robustness. It seems that the proposed discounting scheme fails in incorporating buyer sovereignty and intergenerational fairness sufficiently.

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Discounting scheme proposed by Krysiak (2010) for different values of the risk of extinction ߠ. 03 0,6 0,4 0,2 0 Figure 4-2. Discounting scheme proposed by Krysiak (2010) for different values of the pure rate of time preference ߩ. 54 dt 1 0,8 0,6 T=69 0,4 T=72 T=75 0,2 T=78 T=81 2295 2280 2265 2250 2235 2220 2205 2190 2175 2160 2145 2130 2115 2100 2085 2070 2055 2040 2025 2010 0 Figure 4-3. Discounting scheme proposed by Krysiak (2010) for different values of the expected life duration ܶ෠.

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