Re: [OPE-L] Historical, real and current costs(1)
Tue, 3 Feb 1998 22:01:56

Re-reading this interesting thread, I found a problem of "definition"
that maybe Fred and Alan could clarify:

1. In the PIAF:

Date: Sun, 01 Feb 1998 21:08:30 +0000
From: Alan Freeman <>
Subject: [OPE-L] Historical, real and current costs(1)

Alan writes:

> You [i.e. Fred], on the other hand would, I think, argue that
> the value transferred to the product during 1997 is $5 per ton...
> ... your concept [that usually Fred calls "current cost"] is more
> accurately rendered in the English language by something like
> end-of-period cost...

2. However, in the PIAF:

Date: Tue, 27 Jan 1998 09:49:20 -0500 (EST)
From: "Fred B. Moseley" <>
Subject: RE: [OPE-L:3507] Marx and historical costs