Economic Variable

Economic Variable

Any data accounted for in an economic model. An economic variable is any measurement that helps to determine how an economy functions. Examples include population, poverty rate, inflation, and available resources. See also: Indicator.
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For each comparison method, we separately evaluated the forecasting record for each economic variable.
Expanded Economic Variable Coverage - further expanding the range of assumed economic variables, version 5.
It is not the case that one instrument affects only one economic variable.
An economic model that attempts to predict the relationship between one economic variable and all others is practically impossible to implement.
In this article, we used 2-year lagged variables, which is even more systematically uncorrelated with the contemporaneous economic variable and tackles the issues like aggregation across a year (Hall 1988) and argued to be more credible (Murray 2006).
Stock's reaction to an economic variable reflects the variable's effects on future corporate cash flows and inflation.
For each economic variable, an acceleration ( or deceleration) was computed, which can be defined as the average rate of change in the last three years minus the average rate of change in the previous three years.
Second, this study includes an economic variable to determine what effect, if any, the strength of the economy, as a proxy for government cost sensitivity, may have on jurisdiction-stripping activity.
In contrast, if changes in the economic variable neither influence nor are influenced by stock price fluctuations, then the two series are independent of each other and the market is informationally efficient.
We should therefore probably speak of non-mediated AFS (AFS target being a component of the aggregate demand or of the aggregate offer), and of mediated AFS (AFS target being an economic variable characterized by a certain economic lag behind the final component of the aggregate demand or of the aggregate offer, according to the case);
How reliable oil price is as an economic variable predicting fluctuations in GDP growth remains controversial.

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