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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

Involving, maturing after, or lasting for a long period of time. Used before a noun. 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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It is difficult to predict what will happen to long-run averages of real interest rates in the United States and abroad.
If all price series are stationary, prices are in long-run equilibrium and simple linear regression can be used to analyze the short-run dynamics.
Similarly, for LRR, our results include ex-post characterizations of movements in the long-run growth rate and volatility.
If it is found that firms tend to issue more equity when interest rates are low, they may have lower leverage ratios (i.e., debt to assets ratios) in the long-run. Therefore, the hypothesis of interest regarding the relation between the market conditions at the time of the offering and the issuing firm's capital structure is;
which has the property that the representative consumer just doesn't care enough about those long-run risks to pump up the returns on those high book-to-market portfolios.
More specifically, we propose and define four distinct time periods for macroeconomics: The extreme short-run, the short-run, the long-run, and the extreme long-run.
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.
In models in which nominal variables follow integrated variables processes, long-run neutrality can be defined and tested without complete knowledge of the behavioral model.
Bentzen, Jan and Tom Engsted, "On the Estimation of Short- and Long-Run Elasticities in U.S.
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In the long-run, income decreases from VPS combined with BBC will lead to provider opposition to caps.
OBTAINING ESTIMATES FOR THE STANDARD ERRORS OF LONG-RUN PARAMETERS This note provides a practical illustration of the reparameterisation described by Wickens and Breusch (1988) which enables estimates of long-run coefficients and their standard errors to be derived from an autoregressive distributed lag equation.
If you are going to encourage a long-run growth, for example, debtfinancing has a great advantage, since as long as a corporation meets its interest payments, it is free to sacrifice short-term profits for long-term productivity.
On the premise that effective communication is even more crucial near price stability, I will focus today on how an incremental move toward inflation targeting, in the form of the announcement of a long-run inflation objective, might help the Fed communicate better and perhaps improve policy decisions as well, without the costs feared by those concerned about a potential loss of flexibility.
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