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credibility

  1. 1the extent to which individuals and firms believe that the government will carry out the macro-economic policies that it promises to pursue. Credibility is important in influencing the EXPECTATIONS that individuals and firms have about future economic policies, and these expectations in turn affect their current behaviour.
  2. the extent to which potential market entrants believe that incumbent firms will react to their entry, for example, by cutting their prices. The credibility of such threats by incumbent firms will determine whether potential entrants decide to enter a market.
See BARRIERS TO ENTRY, LIMIT PRICING, POTENTIAL ENTRANT.
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The Latin root of the word credibility is "credere," which means "to believe.
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Although there is now a variety of literature on credibility evaluation for different UGC domains, most prior credibility models were based on English content, labeled by mainly western users, which limits their applicability.
The research firm Mishal, for the first time in Pakistan, has framed a media credibility index after deeply examining media laws and ethics rules and regulations based on different media groups, regulatory bodies and journalistic organizations, nationally and internationally, to explore the state of media in Pakistan.
Credibility concerns were paramount during the Cold War.
The Credibility Lab, among other areas, will be working on models to improve more creative interactions between the Triple Helix players, said a press release issued here on Thursday.
The underlying principle of paying millions of dollars to celebrity athlete endorsers is that the source of the message will add credibility to an advertisement (Yoon, Kim, & Kim, 1998).
Sundar said this transfer of credibility provides online news portals - Yahoo News and Google News - with most of the benefits, but with little of the costs associated with online publishing.
A governing council member of the European Central Bank (ECB), Axel Weber, has said that there is no chance that the problems in Greece would affect the credibility of the euro.
I know these people advertise on TV, but they also live and breathe their business, and get noticed all over the place to build personal credibility.