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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.
Consequently, our findings that financial development has significantly positive effects on international trade in the long run but significantly negative effects in the short run do not seem to be driven by common omitted factors.
Conditional mean method and Pseudo-instrumental variable method are used to find short run income elasticities by using different variables.
Every new part launched in short run is critical because the capital investment is larger relative to the number of parts produced per year.
Specialty papers tend to be more defined by marketing terms (short runs, limited customer base, high margins) than by technical attributes.
In the short run, rather than being a model of electronic efficiency, health plans may find themselves mired in an avalanche of paperwork and phone calls.
In the short run, they're technically students; in the long run, they represent our future.
Taking a short run can help you maintain your training gains when you're unable to do more.
Equally important, in the short run, the capacity of the firm's support and production activities is limited.
Indulgence feels good in the short run, but a steady diet of either self-illusions or desserts eventually takes a toll.
Harrington carried the torch for the conviction that as long as human beings live in the short run, they will not be satisfied with the argument that under capitalism everything will work out--in the long run.
We find that the effects on rents and home prices are in most cases small in the short run and negligible in the long run.
"We've got enough brilliant ideas to last three lifetimes, but in the short run we need to figure how to get some product out," says Sampson.
* Common Stocks represent ownership in a corporation and entail more risk than other financial assets in the short run. But in the long run, they usually provide the highest returns.
At least in the short run, it might help to start your meal with soup of some other food with low calorie density, say researchers at the Pennsylvania State University in University Park.