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Referencing textbook readings, lecture material, and current business resources explain why sunk costs should not be included in a capital budgeting analysis but opportunity costs and externalities should be included. Give an example of each – sunk cost, opportunity cost and externality (positive or negative). Use example(s) for the company you are working for or refer to examples from the business news (WSJ, Bloomberg etc.)
Also, explain why net operating working capital is included in a capital budgeting analysis and how it is recovered at the end of a project’s life.