Definitions

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  • noun a mistake in calculating

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Examples

  • The culprit in the misestimation was the widely castigated BD (birth/death) adjustment which projects the net jobs gained or lost due to the closing of old businesses and the opening of new ones based on the historical records of the past few years.

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  • It is almost never caused by misestimation of the cost of the planned, known work, but rather surprises that result in a significant amount of unplanned, unexpected work that goes beyond the allocated cost reserves.

    MSL Delay: Add 2 Years and $400 Million (and counting) - NASA Watch

  • A neutral fiscal policy would undo the disequilibrating effects of such misestimation: it would gear people's expectations of over-life tax burdens to what will be required to pay for public programs; thus it would tend to tax-finance public outlays other than for projects that will charge user fees.

    Edmund S. Phelps - Autobiography

  • The audience comes to see that Lisa has a distorted view of the events she narrates, most clearly in her misestimation of the character of Brand.

    Philosophy of Film

  • Change due to earlier misestimation + effects of recession: $2.6 trillion

    September 2003 ~ Angry Bear

  • Change due to earlier misestimation + effects of recession: $2.6 trillion

    ~ Angry Bear

  • Change due to earlier misestimation + effects of recession: $2.6 trillion

    September 2003 ~ Angry Bear

  • Change due to earlier misestimation + effects of recession: $2.6 trillion

    September 2003 ~ Angry Bear

  • Change due to earlier misestimation + effects of recession: $2.6 trillion

    August 2003 ~ Angry Bear

  • Change due to earlier misestimation + effects of recession: $2.6 trillion

    September 2003 ~ Angry Bear

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