Island Ferry: A Capital Budgeting Case Study
Journal of Finance Case Research, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp.61-68, Spring 2003
Posted: 29 Aug 2009 Last revised: 3 Mar 2010
Date Written: 2003
This case analyzes the feasibility of starting a large-scale ferry boat system in Hawaii called Island Ferry. Students are provided detailed information regarding the proposal and are required to analyze this information to determine if the project should be undertaken. Students are offered the opportunity to discuss changes to the ferry system that might increase its chance of success. Spirited discussions among students frequently occur.
Keywords: capital budgeting, case study
JEL Classification: G30
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