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Model

Any mathematical formula or other structure that economists use to explain or predict occurrences. Economists test their models with real world facts before they gain wide acceptance, but, even then, there is no guarantee that a model will always be a correct predictor. See also: Model risk.

model

An abstraction of reality, generally referring in investments to a mathematical formula designed to determine security values. Economists also use models to project trends in economic variables such as interest rates, economic activity, and inflation rates.

model

see ECONOMIC MODEL.
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But what exactly happens at the Moho? Over the years, scientists analyzed seismic waves used to probe into the seafloor, or they examined segments of seafloor, called ophiolites, that had been thrust up onto land by tectonic forces.
Thus, wavelengths below 80 km should correspond with density variations in intra-crustal interfaces and the Moho (located at an average depth of 32-33 km, Ehsan et al., 2015), and wavelengths above 100-120 km should correspond to causative sources located in the lithospheric mantle or in the LAB.
Al hablar de castigo o de deseos reprimidos se evidencia el sentido de nuestro epigrafe en cuanto al papel del Ello en las manifestaciones deformantes cuyo escenario es el cuerpo humano y que, en nuestro caso, buscaremos desentranar respecto a la protagonista de Moho. Eso y no otra cosa es lo que Sontag invita a desmontar de manera mas reflexiva cuando analiza las "fantasias punitivas" que las sociedades han construido acerca de los males que no encuentran una explicacion racional.
Late March, Total launched an offshore project in Moho Nord, 75 kilometres off the Congolese oil capital, Pointe-Noire.
SOME areas seem to attract eccentrics and among the Birmingham suburbs that have a large number of such characters is the irredeemably bohemian Moseley, or 'MoHo' as I have begun to call it after recent visits.
A shift to Cabral's neighboring Moho Caye eased us into a coral-ringed island with thin flats skirting the shoreline.
Color and b&w maps of field measurements and interpreted Moho contours are provided.