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USER COST OF CAPITAL

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Definition:
The user cost of capital is the unit cost for the use of a capital asset for one period--that is, the price for employing or obtaining one unit of capital services. The user cost of capital is also referred to as the “rental price” of a capital good, or the “capital service price".

Source Publication:
Measuring Capital: OECD Manual, Annex 1 Glossary of Technical Terms Used in the Manual, OECD, 2001.

Hyperlink:
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/61/57/1876369.pdf

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Sunday, November 18, 2001