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National Institute on Aging

 (NIA)
an institute of the national institutes of health that leads a national program of research on the biomedical, social, and behavioral aspects of the aging process; the prevention of age-related diseases and disabilities; and the promotion of a better quality of life for older Americans.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

NIA

Abbreviation for:
National Institute on Aging (see there)
nephelometric immunoassay
nephelometric inhibition assay
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National Institute on Aging

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NIA

A federal agency of the U.S. National Institutes of Health that conducts and supports biomedical, social, and behavioral research and training related to aging.
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Household direct taxes are therefore reduced by SEK 3 billion less in the NIER's forecast than proposed in the budget bill.
Unemployment will average 8.1 per cent this year, which is slightly more than 1 percentage point higher than the NIER's estimate of equilibrium unemployment this year.
The equivalent p-value for the NIER's CPI forecasts is 0.11, and the p-value for the NIER's forecasts of underlying inflation is close to 1, which means that there are no signs of bias.
The government has announced unfunded reforms of SEK 25 billion this year, and the NIER estimates further unfunded reforms of SEK 25 billion next year, just over half of this in the form of tax reductions for households and the remainder as increases in expenditure.
In the NIER's analysis, the output gap averaged -1.0 percent during the period 1980-2012 (see Diagram 56).
The NIER defines the scope for reforms as the permanently unfunded measures in the central government budget for which there is room within the limits of the surplus target over a period of years.
The NIER's assessment of potential GDP, however, is somewhat higher in 2017 than in the previous assessment (see Table 13).
In the NIER's assessment, investment will be equivalent to approximately 20 percent of GDP in the long run.
The rate of increase in indebtedness, however, has slowed, and the NIER sees no obvious risk that it will increase in the near future.
This growth rate is somewhat higher than the NIER's assessment of potential GDP growth for those quarters.
The NIER's forecast is that the Riksbank will lower the repo rate to 0.75 percent in February 2013.
In the NIER's assessment, however, it is considered probable that the unfunded measures will amount to SEK 23 billion in 2013.