Pool factorThe outstanding principal balance divided by the original principal balance with the result expressed as a decimal. Pool factors are published monthly by the Bond Buyer newspaper for Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation) MBSs.
1. primary factor. 2. Sometimes refers to any input to production.
Factor scarcityFactor scarcity
See factor abundance.
Factor mobilityFactor mobility
The degree to which a factor of production, such as labor or capital, is able to move, either among industries or between countries, in response to differences in its factor price, thus tending to eliminate such differences.
Earnings factorEarnings factor
This is a theoretical earnings figure that is used for working out state pensions or guaranteed minimum pensions.
Factor price frontierFactor price frontier
A 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.
Further SuggestionsScarce factor
Factor intensity reversal
Factor content pattern of trade
Direct-plus-indirect factor content
Factor price equalization
Single factor model
price earnings growth factor
Factor of production
V Vacancy Factor