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Analysing the dependence of a variable on other variables
Posted: Aug 24, 2011 10:41 PM
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I am trying to analyze the sensitivity of a variable to three other variables. Please see the attached document explaining the relationship. The document shows how I reached to Eqn 1. It is nothing but a DCF analysis for a one-year period.

I wish to understand how the variables d, g, and T influence the variable C. I wish to know by how much C changes when d or g or T move increases or decreases by 10%.

I kind of did some sensitivity analysis in Excel by changing the values of d, g, and T, but I feel that I still don?t have the whole picturel.

In eqn 2, 3, and 4, I tried to find the derivatives of C wrt to d, g, and T, but they are more confusing than eqn 1. I am not able to interpret the equations.

Also I have the following questions.

Q1. Is this the right way of analyzing such a relationship?
Q2. Are there any other methods for doing this kind of analysis?


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