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 spaceFactor space
A graph in which the axes measure quantities of factors.
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 endowmentFactor endowment
The quantity of a primary factor present in a country. See endowment.
Factor intensityFactor intensity
The relative importance of one factor versus others in production in an industry, usually compared across industries. Most commonly defined in by ratios of factor quantities employed at common factor prices, but sometimes by factor shares or by marginal rates of substitution between factors.
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.
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price earnings growth factor
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Factor Price Equalization Theorem
Factor content pattern of trade
Direct-plus-indirect factor content