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short run

1. adjective (typically hyphenated and used before a noun) Of, covering, or limited to only a short or immediate period of time. This sort of short-run planning is fine while the company is being set up, but you need to start setting some long-term goals and strategies.
2. noun A short length of time; an immediate or limited period in which to act or effect change. Congress approved funding to cover the country's debt for the short run, but a more permanent solution will have to be reached before the December 31 deadline. This minimum wage increase may have a negative effects on businesses in the short run, but they will be dwarfed by the benefits down the line.
See also: run, short

short run

see under long run.
See also: run, short
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Evidence from happiness studies indicate that happiness is elevated at a decreasing rate by income in the short run, but not noticeably affected by increased income in the long run.
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Defining the short run as a period in which no new construction occurs, fungibility between the two types of housing would result in a short-run equilibrium between housing prices and rents, which might not correspond to the exact relationship assumed in the example.
The empirical analysis of one-year Treasury bills summarized in Tables 4 and 5 indicate that in the short run, changes in the nominal rate depend largely upon changes in inflation, real GDP, and the real funds rate.
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In fact, many texts appear to reinforce misunderstanding when they explain that the short run is a period so short that only the variable factors of production can be varied as is the case in the standard Q = F (K,L) total product function, when only L can be varied in the short run.
Households and business are likely to remain cautious in using credit - a healthy development for sustained growth but potentially continuing to constrain spending in the short run.
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Over the past two decades, important structural changes in the economy-resulting from institutional, regulatory, and technological developments--may have altered the nature and stability of the channels through which monetary policy affects the level of economic activity in the short run.
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Hence, softness in housing prices in some areas is unlikely to prove highly contagious in the short run.