Economic Benefits of Lease Financing By Brimmer & Co., Inc. Fall/Winter 1983 An executive summary of an indepth analysis of the economic impact of the equipment leasing industry on the U.S. economy, the article reviews the economic incentives for lease financing, and the costs of leasing from a public policy perspective. It quantifies leasing as it relates to other sources of business investment, offers a profile of the equipment leasing industry and investigates leasing\'s contribution to business investment and employment.Yield Analysis for Lessors: A Primer By James M. Johnson, Ph.D Fall/Winter 1983 The article presents a number of the more frequently encountered measures of yield. The notions of pretax and after-tax yields, nominal and effective yields, return on investment, internal rate of return, multiple investment yields, and standard sinking fund yields are defined and discussed. Example single investor and leveraged leases are developed to demonstrate the calculation of the various yield measures presented, and the similarity among leveraged lease yields. Modeling a Leveraged Leasing Company By Thomas E. Schrickel Fall/Winter 1983The author describes how computerized modeling can provide management of a leveraged leasing company with a tool to forecast the size of net income for a wide range of marketing strategies, employing a variety of volume levels and transaction types. The article explains how such modeling can be done, starting with tax modeling and its determination of new business volume, and concludes with financial statement modeling and capital structuring.Adopting the Marketing Concept: The Key to Lessor Survival - and Prosperity - In the 1980s By Thomas C. Wajnert Fall/Winter 1983The article takes the position that the equipment leasing industry has matured to a point where the old marketing formulas no longer apply, and suggests re-evaluation of strategic positions based on an assessment of market needs, competitive forces, technology, and financial objectives. Proposals for a Uniform Personal Property Leasing Law: A Nontechnical Synopsis By Alicia Navar Noyola, Esq. Fall/Winter 1983Because various laws may be applied to a leasing transaction depending upon whether the transaction is viewed as a true lease or simply as a financing, a uniform personal property leasing law has been suggested to clarify the treatment of lease transactions. The article discusses, in a nontechnical manner, these varying laws and reviews some proposals for a uniform code.