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durable goods

[¦du̇r·ə·bəl ′gu̇dz]
(engineering)
Products whose usefulness continues for a number of years and that are not consumed or destroyed in a single usage. Also known as durables; hard goods.
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3]), set at 0 is then used to generate counterfactual growth rates of the spending on each type of durable good based on the observed changes in interest rates.
In contrast to the standard two period durable good monopolist model, the committed firm's second period price shown by (8) indicates that the firm does not necessarily wish to commit to high period two prices.
The consumer derives utility from a non-durable good N and the services of a durable good A.
Injection molders of durable goods also acquired a taste for IML, applying it to toys, lawn and garden products, all-terrain vehicles, trash containers, and even tractor body panels.
The surge in spending had lifted the growth of the stocks of many types of consumer durable goods and business capital equipment to rates that could not be continued.
The company selected IDS Scheer's ARIS SmartPath for Durable Goods, a bundled solution of mySAP[TM] All-in-One enterprise software, ARIS-based industry specific reference models, and consulting services.
Consumer spending for high-volume, low-cost, nondurable goods (such as packaging and housewares) accelerates early in the recovery cycle and is then followed a quarter or two later by an increase in spending on more expensive durable goods such as autos, appliances, furniture, and electronics.
The two groups presenting the award cited MBA's "pioneering of the recycling of high -value plastics from end-of-life durable goods such as appliances, business equipment, computers, electronics and automobiles.
3 percent decrease in the production of durable goods and a 0.
The number of jobs in durable goods manufacturing - that is, those people who make things like furniture and electronics - increased by 7,195, or nearly 13 percent, according to the report from the Economic Development Corp.
The WIP is a national insurance program dedicated to servicing the risk management needs of the durable goods wholesaler/distribution industry.
durable goods fell unexpectedly in October by the largest amount in nearly two years, and an index of business capital spending plans dropped, according to a government report Wednesday that suggested a slowdown.

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