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FactorsavingBiased in favor of using less of a particular factor.Similar MatchesFactor intensity reversalFactor intensity reversalA property of the technologies for two industries such that their ordering of relative factor intensities is different at different factor prices. For example, one industry may be relatively capital intensive compared to the other at high relative wages and labor intensive at low relative wages. Some propositions of the HeckscherOhlin Model require the absence of FIRs. Discount factorDiscount factorPresent value of $1 received at a stated future date. Factor content pattern of tradeFactor content pattern of tradeThe trade pattern of a country or the world, focusing on factor content of the goods and services that are traded, as opposed to the commodity pattern of trade. Factor augmentingFactor augmentingSaid of a technological change or technological difference if production functions differ by scaling of a factor input only: F2(V1,V2)=F1(lV1,V2), where F1(·) and F2(·) are the production functions being compared, V1 is the factor being augmented, V2 is a vector of all other factor inputs, and l is a constant. FactorusingFactorusingBiased in favor of using more of a particular factor. Further SuggestionsSpecific factors modelConversion factors Annuity factor Specific factor Factor intensity Net benefit to leverage factor Factor price Factor price frontier Risk factor Factor analysis Amortization factor International factor movement factoring Direct factor content Footloose factor One factor APT Directplusindirect factor content Factor portfolio Factor space Factor movement Abundant factor Maturity factoring Factor scarcity Factor mobility Factor proportions 
