dynamic factor

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dynamic factor

[dī¦nam·ik ′fak·tər]
(aerospace engineering)
A ratio formed from the load carried by any airplane part when the airplane is accelerating or subjected to abnormal conditions to the load carried in the conditions of normal flight.
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The diffusion index of sentiment over the nation's current economic situation among so-called "economy watchers," such as taxi drivers and restaurant employees, fell 0.
Using these data series, the Philadelphia Fed constructs an index for each state, as well as a diffusion index that summarizes economic activity across the states.
It is important to point out from the outset that this paper is not intended to rule out any diffusion index as being completely unimportant in constructing NMPMI, but rather to determine the relative importance of these individual indicators based on an analysis of the internal structures of the data.
The surveys must contain a large enough sample in order that a diffusion index capture potentially meaningful variations at business cycle frequencies.
The diffusion index is the difference between the ratio of positive ("better") and negative ("worse") responses.
A diffusion index is calculated as the percentage of respondents reporting an increase plus one-half of the percentage reporting no change.
The diffusion index of current activity, the survey's broadest measure of manufacturing conditions, increased from 23.
As a consequence, the NAPM-NY non-manufacturing diffusion index, which measures the industry breadth of expansions and contractions, rose from a reading of 57.
The large manufacturers, whose views are seen as the most critical commentary on the Japanese economy, pushed their part of the Tankan's critical Diffusion Index (DI) to a reading of +11--its highest level in six and a half years and the second straight quarter of improvement.
The diffusion index of coincident indicators is designed to jp measure the current state of the economy, the Cabinet Office said.
The three-month diffusion index of industrial production, which reached a low during the recent recession of 27.
BEA has published a diffusion index for the leading index for as long as it has published the leading index itself.

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