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Ex-Ante

Describing any predicted future event. For example, an analyst may predict a company's earnings ex-ante and then compare its actual earnings to gauge the accuracy of her prediction. See also: Ex-Post.

ex ante

adj. being applied from before an action. The concept of an ‘ex ante’ approach to economics, together with that of ex post (‘from after’), is widely employed in economic analysis to examine the change in some economic phenomenon as it moves from a state of DISEQUILIBRIUM to one of EQUILIBRIUM. For example, in the Keynesian model of national income determination, planned investment may be greater than planned saving so that the economic system is in a state of disequilibrium. The excess of investment, however, serves to inject additional income into the economy and, via the MULTIPLIER effect, increases both income and saving, bringing about an eventual ‘ex post’ equilibrium where realized investment equals realized savings. See EQUILIBRIUM LEVEL OF NATIONAL INCOME.
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This retrospective review is meant to ensure that regulations achieve their intended outcomes and to improve agencies' use of ex ante analysis by comparing projected outcomes with actual results.
It will then explore some of the problems with this current regime before proposing a new regime of ex ante review and detailing its implementation and procedure.
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In this paper I will address the following research question: What are the ex ante control tools available to Parliament to find a match between the level of autonomisation and political control with respect to external autonomisation of provision of services in the public domain?
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Going through the list of the 18 market segments identified in the Recommendation as candidates for ex ante regulation, we realise that over half of these markets involve the network, fixed telephony services and line rental, which no longer account for the majority of the sector's revenues and are actually in rapid decline.