Question1: The EPA is interested in implementing a policy to increase the
amount of "brownfield" remidiation. Each policy possesses separate benefits
listed below (attachment) over a 5 year horizon. Cost of implementation is
10 million. Which policy would you recommend with a discount rate of 20%?

(see attachment)

Question 2: Calculate the marginal utility (for x and y) and the marginal
rate of substitution for the following utility functions:

1.) U(X,Y) = 4*X^0.3Y^0.5

(i just need one done to figure it out)

Question 3: Solve the following problems using the Lagrangian optimization
criterion to determine the optimal consumption of goods x and y and utility
derived from thier consumption.

... In Rate- put the discount rate, Nper-Number of annuity payments, Pmt- Payment received each period (put - 've sign if you're receiving the payment, +'ve sign ...

... it is anticipated that the $100 to be gained in a year, will actually have a current value of $94 --- the $100 is DISCOUNTED to the present at the 6% rate.(C). ...

... b) $992,290. c) $1,000,000. d) $1,250,000. What is the present value of a six-year, $5,000 per year annuity at a discount rate of 10%? a) $21,776.30. b) $3,371.91 ...

...RATE (Discount Rate) Year 0 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6 Year 7 Year 8 NPV (ANSWER). ... Present Value = Future Value = Discount Rate = ANSWER. ...

... Frequency= A Annual. No of years to maturity= 5 No of Periods=n= 5 =1 x 5. Discount rate annually= 12.00% Discount rate per period=r= 12.00% =12.%/1 Annual. ...

... EXAMPLE #1: NET PRESENT VALUE Discount Rate: 12% Year 0 -65 Year 1 10 Year 2 20 Year 3 40 Year 4 65 Year 5 -20 ANSWER: NPV (cash flows occur at the BEGINNING ...

...rate of returns, they should all have the same price, and since interest rates are not ... D. Bond 8 sells at a discount (its price is less than par) and its price ...