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Lag

Payment of a financial obligation later than is expected or required, as in lead and lag. Also, the number of periods that an dependent variable in a regression model is "held back" in order to predict the dependent variable.

Lag

1. A late payment.

2. In a quantitative model, the length of time considered in the past that is used to predict a future variable.
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Key Words: Inflation, Economic Growth, Distributed Lag Models, Stability of Regression
Estimates of excess risks should be based on the same lag that is common to the underlying studies.
We performed four separate repeated-measures analyses of variance (ANOVAs; on hits, false alarms, d', and log [beta]), with T2 type (own name or control name) and lag (2 or 8) as within-subjects factors.
To implement these recommendations, the Commission will bring forward proposals to amend the existing legislation on LAGs in Autumn 2012, with the agreement of the Member States and the European Parliament.
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However, there are numerous market frictions cited in the literature which can cause prices in one market to lead or lag the other market.
Thus, once the model is extended to multiple lags, the number of parameters could become quite large.
The reason we introduced the cross-spectrum measurement technique was that the phasemeter could only allow us to impose a phase lag between the two signals with 0.
Also, it is found that the lag was in average 1 year between the appraisal-based values and the "true" values, while Clayton, Geltner, and Hamilton (2001) obtained similar results, with a 9-month appraisal lag.
Columns show the coefficient [beta] that describes the joint impact of all lags of the respective regressor: the individual lags are not shown, but are mostly significant at the 5 percent level.
Lag probably isn't the best choice of words in this case.
These lags corresponded to the 20th and 70th percentiles of the SARS generation interval (3).