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.
Factor contentFactor content
The amounts of primary factors used in the production of a good or service, or a vector of quantities of goods and services, such as the factor content of trade of the factor content of consumption. Can be either direct or direct-plus-indirect.
Factor augmentingFactor augmenting
Said 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.
Factor proportionsFactor proportions
1. The ratios of factors employed in different industries. See factor intensities. 2. The ratios of factors with which different countries are endowed. See factor endowments.
Abundant factorAbundant factor
The factor in a country's endowment with which it is best endowed, relative to other factors, compared to other countries. May be defined by quantity or by price.
Single factor modelSingle factor model
A model of security returns that acknowledges only one common factor. The single factor is usually the market return. See: Factor model.
Further SuggestionsFactor mobility
Direct factor content
Factor of production
Factor intensity uniformity
One factor APT
Factor price frontier
Old line factoring