Cetabus parabus ?

English translation: all other factors are held unchanged

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Latin term or phrase:ceteris paribus
English translation:all other factors are held unchanged
Entered by: Cristina Moldovan do Amaral

18:50 Jan 27, 2004
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Latin term or phrase: Cetabus parabus ?
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It was at the end of one of the emails sent to me.
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ceteris paribus
Explanation:
ceteris paribus: A Latin term meaning that all other factors are held unchanged. The ceteris paribus assumption is used to isolate the effect one economic factor has on another. Without this assumption, it would be difficult to determine cause and effect in the economy. Relaxing the ceteris paribus assumption is the primary analytical technique used in the study of economics, especially for when analyzing the market. Much like a chemist adds one chemical at a time to a mixture to determine the resulting reaction, an economist relaxes one ceteris paribus assumption at a time to observe the results.

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ceteris paribus


Explanation:
ceteris paribus: A Latin term meaning that all other factors are held unchanged. The ceteris paribus assumption is used to isolate the effect one economic factor has on another. Without this assumption, it would be difficult to determine cause and effect in the economy. Relaxing the ceteris paribus assumption is the primary analytical technique used in the study of economics, especially for when analyzing the market. Much like a chemist adds one chemical at a time to a mixture to determine the resulting reaction, an economist relaxes one ceteris paribus assumption at a time to observe the results.

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Cristina Moldovan do Amaral
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Cilian O'Tuama: other things being equal (remaining unaltered)
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agree  Jacqueline van der Spek
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agree  Chris Rowson: "Other things being equal" is an English translation that is often used in legal and other fields requiring precision where "ceteris paribus" often used to be preferred.
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agree  Jirina Nevosadova
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agree  Joseph Brazauskas
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agree  Eva Blanar
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