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Definition of

qualitative analysis

General Management

appraisal of project with no quantifiable data the subjective appraisal of a project or investment for which there is no quantifiable data.

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Definitions of ’qualitative analysis’ and meaning of ’qualitative analysis’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’qualitative analysis’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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