ex post

Ex Post

Describing the data from an event that has already happened. For example, an investor may analyze a company's earnings ex post, and then compare them with her predictions to gauge her accuracy. See also: Ex ante.

ex post

see EX ANTE.
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No State shall enter into any treaty, alliance, or confederation; grant letters of marque and reprisal; coin money; emit bills of credit; make any thing but gold and silver a legal tender in payment of debts; pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts; or grant any title of nobility.
Bills of attainder, ex post facto laws, and laws impairing the obligation of contracts, are contrary to the first principles of the social compact, and to every principle of sound legislation.
No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed.
No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal; coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts; pass any Bill of Attainder, ex post facto Law, or Law impairing the Obligation of Contracts, or grant any Title of Nobility.
By a limited Constitution, I understand one which contains certain specified exceptions to the legislative authority; such, for instance, as that it shall pass no bills of attainder, no ex post facto laws, and the like.
It is probable that both these representations were of ex post facto origin; the young gentleman (whose expressive name was Sparkler) being monomaniacal in offering marriage to all manner of undesirable young ladies, and in remarking of every successive young lady to whom he tendered a matrimonial proposal that she was
A noble use of them had, however, been made, and again I was compelled to deal with the result in ex post facto manner.
2] almost double that suggests that ex post value uncertainty is an important determinant of IPO underpricing.
Building on some of our previous work, (1) we use a law and economics perspective to examine whether breaches of statutory duties created by the Act but which do not give rise to actual accidents may have a useful incentive-enhancing role when used in conjunction with ex post liability rules.
Contract notice: service of ex post evaluation of the institutional advertising campaigns
Aunque para ello tal vez deba aguardar a un futuro articulo que pienso escribir sobre la relacion entre el analisis ex ante y ex post en su totalidad y el esquema analitico de mi Teoria general.
This article also introduces a comparative perspective that reveals the potential use of the ex post version of Rule 4, as manifest in sources of the Jewish legal tradition.