exogenous exogenous  /ˌɛk ˈsoʊ dʒə nəs/


  • (adj) derived or originating externally


  1. Our baseline specification suggests that an exogenous tax increase of one percent of GDP lowers real GDP by roughly three percent.
  2. The bottom line of Paper Money is that, depending on those pesky exogenous variables, things could go either way.
  3. Instead, they say they are selling a growth insurance plan against exogenous events, such as a war.


  • Is Ireland committing economic suicide?

    Multipliers can be calculated to analyze the effects of economic policy or other exogenous changes in income and spending, on the output of an economy.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central


  1. "But it was not from an exogenous outside source of testosterone. I wouldn't hold it against somebody if they don't believe me. I'm a realist," added Landis, who has been suspended by his team. "All I'm asking for is that I be given a chance...
    on Jul 28, 2006 By: Floyd Landis Source: BBC News

  2. "These enterprising uses of ICT show that African countries can pursue growth based on greater domestic investment and consumption, in turn reducing the impact of exogenous shocks and crises," adds Javier Santiso.
    on May 11, 2009 By: Javier Santiso Source: Joy Online

  3. ...exporters to explore new markets, Mr. Mukherjee said that while it was desirable to see the world economy and India's major destination markets revive, "however, such a revival will be an exogenous development. It is, therefore, necessary...
    on Jun 8, 2010 By: Pranab Mukherjee Source: The Hindu

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