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Factor1. primary factor. 2. Sometimes refers to any input to production.Similar MatchesScarce factorScarce factorThe factor in a country's endowment with which it is least well endowed, relative to other factors, compared to other countries. May be defined by quantity or by price. Maturity factoringMaturity factoringAn arrangement that provides collection and insurance of accounts receivable. Factor shareFactor shareThe fraction of payments to value added in an industry that goes to a particular primary factor. Factor price frontierFactor price frontierA curve in factor space showing the minimum combinations of factor prices consistent with absence of profit in producing one or more goods, given their prices. Since, with perfect competition, profit implies disequilibrium, this shows a lower bound on equilibrium factor prices. Specific factorSpecific factorA factor of production that is unable to move into or out of an industry. The term is used to describe both factors that would not be of any use in other industries and  more loosely  factors that could be used elsewhere but do not, in the short run, have the time or resources needed to move. See specific factors model. The term seems to come from Haberler (1937). Further SuggestionsOld line factoringDiscount factor Factor Proportions Model Total factor productivity Net benefit to leverage factor Pool factor factoring Factor accumulation Factor abundance Factor endowment V Vacancy Factor Tariff factory Factor mobility Factor intensity uniformity Factor bias Factor intensity reversal Common factor Factor augmenting Factor price price earnings growth factor Factorsaving Single factor model Direct factor content Present value factor Specific factors model 
