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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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The vice chancellor Robert Allison attended and was very interested to get tips and knowledge from the LAGS volunteers, as well as watching how plants are grown under cover and in the outdoors.
According to the organizers, in 2018, the LAGs in Moldova have made over 160 pilot local projects, with a total budget of approx.
By including lags of abnormal stock returns and lags of profit changes, the present study (at least, partly) controls for predowngrade market behavior and earning-related news.
Relative risks and respective intervals of confidence in the hospitalizations according to the increase of 10 [micro]g/[m.sup.3] in the concentration of N[O.sub.2],in the lags of zero to seven days in exposure to pollutants, Ribeirao Preto--SP, Brazil, 2011-2013.
The daily injury rates reported for days comprised in the < 75th percentile groups ([T.sub.max], [T.sub.day] lag 0 to lag 2) were defined as the referent ones.
When mortality displacement is within the time window analyzed, one expects a drop in effects for longer lags, making them negative until the frail subpopulation pool is replenished.
We regress the common component of CDS returns for each firm on lags of itself, lagged positive equity market returns, and lagged negative equity market returns.
Spectral Lags and the Lag-Luminosity Relation: An Investigation with Swift BAT Gamma-ray Bursts, The Astrophysical Journal, 2010.
Culbertson (1960) criticizes the Friedman's interpretation of lags as time between a policy action and succeeding cyclical point.
Based on the AIC, we found the VAR model with four lags to be the best explanatory choice, but for the sake of consistency, we continue to provide the models up to five lags.
Olivier Jankovec, Director General ACI EUROPE, commented: "The new LAGs regime is the fruit of strong cooperation with the European Commission, national authorities and international partners, as well as other industry stakeholders.