full cost accounting

The living ontology does not include, and strongly discourages, use of the term:true cost accounting or term:true cost pricing or even the slightly less ideological term full cost accounting. These are hotly disputed terms:

In green economics a "cost" is constructed from regret analysis as opposed to being a hard or fixed concept in itself - see cost of regret. No cost can be calculated from a neutral point of view without some way to backcast to fixed time horizons at which point the costs will have been realized and paid by someone. ''See scenario, risk as regret, Beyond GAAP and throughput accounting, accounting reform and monetary reform for more on this.

The notion of a fuller or more accurate long term costing is best addressed in the context of specific issues presented here in weak priority order: