mismeasurement

Related to mismeasurement: outlined, scrutinised, overhyped, misattributed

mismeasurement

(ˌmɪsˈmɛʒəmənt)
n
an inaccurate or incorrect measurement
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A caveat, as our study highlights, is that there is a potential mismeasurement of the "true" incidence of default, which we cannot begin to quantify at this time -- namely, defaults or accumulated arrears on Chinese loans.
Estimating equity valuation using inputs based on the new GAAP treatment of leases and a combination of adjusted and unadjusted metrics could lead to possible mismeasurement in the DCF model output.
2017), 'Can potential mismeasurement of the digital economy explain the post-crisis slowdown in GDP and productivity growth?
Some critics claim that productivity growth is currently understated because of mismeasurement, due to the upward bias in price indexes that fails to take account of the benefits of quality change and new products.
The new ICT asset prices suggest that longterm trends in official ICT prices suffer from substantial mismeasurement and that the relative productivity of the ICT sector remains strong and continues to provide an extra kick to labour productivity growth--unlike the implication of Panel B in Chart 1.
Mismeasurement of real GDP growth does not, however, explain much, if any, of the productivity slowdown.
And there is no evidence that mismeasurement has gotten worse.
Geloso and Horwitz begin by demonstrating that a significant portion of the recent putative rise in inequality results from mismeasurement.
So a small part of the slow measured growth could be due to mismeasurement.
A potential explanation for wide variation in unsheltered homelessness rates in warm climates is mismeasurement.
But these two types of mismeasurement, the report continues, explain only a relatively small share of the slowdown in economic gains.