Constant dollar


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Constant dollar

Condition in which inflation or escalation is not applicable. Prices and costs are deescalated or reescalated to a single point in time.

Constant Dollar

A measure of a dollar's value with respect to some year. One may use a constant dollar analysis to account for inflation. For example, suppose one wishes to measure changes in the U.S. national debt. It would be most useful to use a constant dollar format, for example, by measuring the national debt for all years in the dollar's value in the year 2000. This eliminates inflation as a consideration when analyzing the national debt.
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Full year sales were 2% below the prior year on a constant dollar basis and 8% below the prior year on a reported basis.
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Keywords: Owner's equity; Net assets; FAS 33; Constant dollar method; Current cost method
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And one of the most sensible ways to save and invest money is through dollar-cost averaging, also known as a constant dollar plan.
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