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long run

1. adjective (typically hyphenated and used before a noun) Of, covering, or to do with a long, indefinite, or future period of time. It's great that you have some long-run goals and ambitions for the business in mind already, but we really need some immediate solutions in place now if we want to survive beyond Christmas.
2. noun A relatively long or extended length of time; an indefinite period that encompasses many potential changes or effects. This latest merger deal will take care of the long run for both companies. This minimum wage increase may have some negative effects on businesses at first, but they will be dwarfed by the benefits yielded in the long run.
See also: long, run

long-run

(used before a noun) Involving, maturing after, or lasting for a long period of time. Our team has come up with a number of long-run solutions to our financial problems, but we'll have to make some sacrifices for them to be effective. If you're thinking of starting a savings account, it's good to have some long-run goals for how much you want to put aside each month.
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Bansal also posits that cash flows on particular portfolios differ in the extent to which they are subject to long-run risks that are more or less correlated with the long-run risk in aggregate consumption.
Lousy economic performance currently has depressed stocks, but the market has some optimism about the long-run outlook and hasn't given up on the idea that growth in productivity will return in the years ahead.
Because the purchase of a home is a long-term investment, we find that the impact on home prices is negligible, similar to the long-run impact on rents.
For example, Lucas (1972) and Sargent (1971) provide examples in which it is impossible to test long-run neutrality using reduced-form econometric methods.
According to the authors, these three factors -- all potentially harmful consequences of inflation -- all tend to rise as long-run inflation rises from low to moderate levels.
Point estimates of long-run effects can be easily extracted from equation A.
Schemes of employee ownership and participation not only appear to improve productivity over the short term but they may also improve prospects for long-run growth, since employees typically have a higher stake in the continuing viability of an enterprise than do either managers or investors.
Also, once a year in January the author writes an extensive review of the long-run capital markets, going back to 1926, discussing the risk-reward characteristics of these markets and how the recent past stacks up against this history.
Curiously, during most of the postwar period the empirical evidence on long-run monetary neutrality has been in a state of flux.
These surpluses both reduce the national debt and improve the long-run fiscal condition of social security.
Also, once a year in January an extensive review of the long-run capital markets is written, going back to 1926, discussing the risk-reward characteristics of these markets and how the recent past stacks up against this history.
Capacity utilization in advanced-processing industries fell to a level a little below its long-run average, while the operating rate in primary-processing industries was 3.
Also, once a year in January we write an extensive review of the long-run capital markets, going back to 1926, discussing the risk-reward characteristics of these markets and how the recent past stacks up against this history.
FRB/US allows for the gradual adjustment of expectations about some key long-run conditions to changes in policy objectives so as to mimic the process of learning.
Particularly when we are addressing the problem of the long-run structural deficit, the focus should be on how fiscal actions affect the potential of the economy to produce greater output and taxable income on a sustained, ongoing basis.
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