Quantitative research

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Quantitative research

Use of advanced econometric and mathematical valuation models to identify the firms with the best possible prospectives. Antithesis of qualitative research.
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Quantitative Research

Economic and/or market research in areas directly related to mathematical data. Quantitative research is based exclusively on facts such a P/E ratios, GDP growth, and other data that are objectively measurable when recommending investment decisions to clients or brokers. See also: Qualitative research.
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Researchers at the Rosenberg International Franchise Center (RIFC) develop the index by taking into account the attractiveness of 131 counties as "international expansion markets" for US-based franchises."This index is generated through a quantitative model that is based on peer-reviewed research and a survey of franchise executives.
Researchers used a quantitative model that combined standard economic-demographic theory with an existing estimate of the economic consequences of climate change.
In this evidentiary context, the government's objections that the district court misunderstood and misapplied economic principles and clearly erred in rejecting the quantitative model are unpersuasive.
Nordhaus first came up with a model that helps researchers analyze the "interplay of the economy and the climate," pointing out that the quantitative model is now widely used to ascertain the impact of policy interventions, like carbon taxes.
Nordhaus, of Yale University, was the first person to create a quantitative model that described the interplay between the economy and the climate, the academy said.
News' largely quantitative model encouraged every school to behave more like the incumbent elite schools in very specific and measurable ways.
One such challenge is prioritizing the expansion of the state space in a purely structural qualitative or quantitative model. This triggered a long discussion of our workshop audience on the topic of adding sound functional knowledge to our structural qualitative models.
Scientists from BII's Genome and Gene Expression Data Analysis Division developed the Quantitative Model of R-loop Forming Sequence finder (QmRLFS-finder), making it freely available to accelerate research in this area.
"We adopt a quantitative model for predicting the 2014 football World Cup winner, and then apply some wellreasoned arguments to find the likely winner," explain the bankers.
The resulting quantitative model should be in some way consistent with the original, qualitative one and should be preferably constructed in an automatic or semi-automatic way from the information contained in the qualitative model.
* AST Prudential Growth Allocation Portfolio is an actively managed portfolio that determines allocation and security selection through a quantitative model, as well as by a review by an asset allocation team.
In ultimatum bargaining, a quantitative model of Tversky and Kahneman's anchoring-and-adjustment heuristic is more predictively accurate than the Fehr and Schmidt (1999) model combined with the quantal response framework (Hariskos, Katsikopoulos & Gigerenzer, 2012).

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