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sunk capital

Japanese translation: 埋没資本

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English term or phrase:sunk capital
Japanese translation:埋没資本
Entered by: kokuritsu
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05:34 Mar 27, 2004
English to Japanese translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Economics
English term or phrase: sunk capital
I guess "sunk capital" is nearly equal to "fixed capital" but could not confirm.

There are many examples that "sunk cost"can be translated as "埋没費用". But there is no usage of "埋没資本" with google.
Hiromasa Funaki
Japan
Local time: 06:10
埋没資本
Explanation:
ご指摘の「埋没資本」でいいのではないでしょうか。

下記のサイト(glossary)にこのような記述があります。

Sunk Capital=The amount of an organisation's funds that has been spent and is therefore no longer available to the organisation, frequently because it has been spent on either unrealisable or valueless assets.

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kokuritsu
Local time: 06:10
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埋没資本という言葉が経済学的に認知されているのかが不明でなのでしょうか。
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +1埋没資本
kokuritsu


  

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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
埋没資本


Explanation:
ご指摘の「埋没資本」でいいのではないでしょうか。

下記のサイト(glossary)にこのような記述があります。

Sunk Capital=The amount of an organisation's funds that has been spent and is therefore no longer available to the organisation, frequently because it has been spent on either unrealisable or valueless assets.




    Reference: http://www.rec.org/DanubePCU/glossary.html
kokuritsu
Local time: 06:10
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埋没資本という言葉が経済学的に認知されているのかが不明でなのでしょうか。

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agree  snowbees: 鉄道が良い例でしょう。英語の呼び方は色々あるようです。(sunk)capital cost; sunk capital investments; sunk capital resources など。
19 hrs
  -> Thanks. Hope your remark will help the asker a lot.
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