overinvestment love

Definitions

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  • n. Excessive investment, especially in one particular area

Etymologies

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over- +‎ investment

Examples

  • He created this movie with dancer Jean-Baptiste André as a focus on the "overinvestment" of urban space.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • This willful blindness has caused many economists, including the most recent Nobel laureate, Paul Krugman, to misinterpret the Austrian theory of the business cycle as a theory of "overinvestment," which it definitely is not.

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  • Relying on the framework of the Solow growth model, mainstream economists usually interpret the Austrian theory as one of "overinvestment" during the boom.

    LewRockwell.com

  • "overinvestment" in "investment goods" (capital goods is the Austrian term), he knows just enough about it to understand that the Austrians place great theoretical importance on the shift from investment in the production of consumer goods to investment in the production of capital goods.

    Vox Popoli

  • If the 'last mile' ESP can only charge you for maintaining an electric line to your house then we would want a little bit of overinvestment in that area.

    Electricity Economics, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The tech/telecom bubble was characterized by a massive overinvestment in equipment, factories, etc.

    Bond Market, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • With $3.2 trillion in reserves, Beijing has ample firepower should it choose to spend more, but it would have to be careful to avoid side effects such as more inflation and overinvestment in some projects.

    China must battle inflation, fend off shocks: Zhou

  • And when they did, it was in large part a result of massive overinvestment in heavy industry, which supported Soviet military pretensions.

    Sarah Palin's weird 'Sputnik' story

  • "There was overinvestment in cultural facilities that did not align with sufficient demand," says Joanna Woronkowicz, a researcher on the Cultural Policy Center study.

    Cultural Construction Slowdown

  • Stiglitz targets the structural breakdown in agriculture while other gesture toward industrial overreach and overinvestment in the '20s, and still other point toward "financialization."

    Robert Teitelman: Stiglitz Explains the Great Depression

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