Analytical Hierarchy Process as a Tool for Investment Appraisal

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2016 International Journal of Economics and Finance  
<p>Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), is the method of multiple-criteria decision analysis. AHP; severity of the important criteria in deciding the pairwise comparisons and it carries out the sequence of decisions alternatives. AHP is a powerful and easy to understand method that allows combining qualitative and quantitative factors in the decision making process for groups and individuals.</p><p>AHP in finance is a frequently used method especially financial performance appraisal, credit
more » ... al, the financial failure prediction, estimation of the exchange rate and the selection of projects. Evaluation and selection of projects is a difficult task before making investment decisions. In this context, it has been developed a case study to determine the best project by applying the AHP technique. For this purpose, considering four criteria, the best projects between options have been identified and evaluated by alternative four projects.</p>
doi:10.5539/ijef.v8n4p306 fatcat:xmjmabae65axzmts2o5up5lype