Wortformen:(regular plural) lagging indicators
( Finance : Economics )
It seems that unemployment has turned from being a lagging indicator, following economic activity, to a coincident indicator, turning up with it.
A lagging indicator only follows what has happened earlier in the economy, while a leading indicator
gives early signs of what is going to happen in the economy later.
A lagging indicator is an economic indicator that changes following a change in the economy, such as
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