Lag

(redirected from laggers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Laggers were Indiana at 61% and Ohio 31% harvested.
Environmentalists are expected to argue that thousands of jobs could be created for the likes of loft laggers, plumbers, builders, electricians, plasterers and insulation specialists as part of a local government-led programme to reduce carbon emissions.
The wildcat action hit a liquefied natural gas site in Milford Haven, West Wales, and the Aberthaw power station in South Wales and involved laggers and thermal insulation engineers.
His relatives claim he was exposed to asbestos while working in the boiler house, alongside laggers applying asbestos to the boiler and pipework.
Commercial vehicles are laggers in the cycle," she said.
The laggers used to empty large sacks of raw asbestos fibres into drums and then mix it with water.
The laggers (the bottom performing 10 per cent) spent more on employee training than the leaders.
Our current investigation examines communications by category and among category leaders and laggers defined by sales performance.
Complexity was measured by the percentage of standard parts and showed that while the industry leaders had an average standard parts ration of 78 per cent, this reduced to 51 per cent for the industry laggers.
However, although the best UK manufacturing sites were as good as any, compared to the other nations studied, the UK has a significantly higher concentration of laggers.
Not surprisingly, Figure 2 illustrates that on average, the Leaders generally surpassed their goals, whereas the Laggers tended to fail short of business expectations.