overinvestment


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overinvestment

(ˌəʊvərɪnˈvɛstmənt)
n
(Economics) economics an excessive investment of finances
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overinvestment

[ˌəʊvərɪnˈvestmənt] Nsobreinversión f
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Devaluation of the national currency, along with a decrease in real wages and purchasing power affected the demand side, while slight overinvestment and high exposure to currency risks shocked the supply.
We use risk of overinvestment as proxy of agency cost of equity and ownership structure measures as proxies of agency cost of debt.
Noting that many of the firms she analyzed do not spend enough on R&D to maximize profits while others could realize immediate gains by eliminating R&D overinvestment that is not supporting a higher RQ, Knott advocates achieving higher R&D productivity by determining the optimal R&D spending to maximize RQ, as opposed to relying on empirical benchmarks and managerial intuition to design R&D budgets.
html) serious overinvestment in only the technologies considered , which could possibly backfire if the costs turn out to be higher than expected.
As with the biological context, this could easily lead to overinvestment by individuals--or in individual nudges--at the expense of the welfare of the collective.
The following numerical example illustrates the overinvestment incentive and the beneficial effect of earlier-in-time priority.
Just as the complex relationships between work overinvestment and the self garner attention in this Special Section, so does the tie between work and social relationships.
We then modify the perfectly competitive growth model to provide an assessment of the second version of the claim, that is, that speculative profits may create overinvestment in R&D in the presence of patent protection and monopoly rents.
But as Eleanor dashes frantically from one disconcerting scene to the next, we understand that her overinvestment represents a desperate attempt to avoid what she calls "the ghost-walking, the short-tempered distraction, the hurried fog" that is "a disgrace, an affront to the honor and long shot of being alive at all.
We discuss the developments during the last three decades against the backdrop of the monetary overinvestment theories of Wicksell (1898), Mises (1912), and Hayek (1929, 1937).
Excessive reliance on investment, exports and industrial development in the past have created imbalances and structural constraints such as low factor productivity resulting from overinvestment and excess capacity, growing income and regional disparities, and environmental concerns.