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Sensitivity Analysis

Process whereby the financial results are recalculated under a series of varying assumptions and predictions. This is often referred to informally as ‘what-if’ analysis.

(Graham, Andrew. Financial Management in Canada’s Public Sector. Kingston, ON: School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University; Montreal : McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007.)
     
Sensitivity Analysis

Process whereby the financial results are recalculated under a series of varying assumptions and predictions. This is often referred to informally as ‘what-if’ analysis.

(Graham, Andrew. Financial Management in Canada’s Public Sector. Kingston, ON: School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University; Montreal : McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007.)

Approved for glossaryposting by Ben Eisen on December 6, 2010


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