inelastic

(redirected from inelastically)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia.

inelastic

 [in″e-las´tik]
lacking elasticity.

inelastic

(ĭn″ē-lăs′tĭk) [L. in-, not, + Gr. elastikos, elastic]
Not elastic.

inelastic

1. tissue lacking in elasticity.
2. in financial terms, lack of response in a variable, e.g. inelastic demand, when the demand for, say, veterinary services is not reduced by a downturn in the local economy.
References in periodicals archive ?
Usually the Compton process is studied by measuring the energy spectrum of the inelastically scattered photon.
2) Finally, as the paper focuses on the effects of the fall in public investment and the distortionary loss arising from tax evasion, in the baseline model, it is assumed that the labor is supplied inelastically.
0] units of capital at time zero and with one unit of labor in each period, and supplies labor and capital inelastically in exchange for the before-tax wage rate, [w.
All workers supply one unit of labor inelastically.
With this model, however, labor supply is supplied inelastically and savings is behaviorally determined.
Broda, Limao, and Weinstein estimate disaggregate export elasticities and find that countries that are not members of the World Trade Organization systematically set higher tariffs on goods that are supplied inelastically.
During this education period, individuals accumulate human capital according to the learning technology given in equation (1), by inelastically allocating their time to learning.
When ceramics deform inelastically during indentation, shear bands composed of cracks form.
Each agent is endowed with one unit of labor when young and middle-aged and supplies labor inelastically.
It means that the farm labour demand will increase but inelastically on exogenous increases in the fixed input factors and this seems to be more so in the rice belt of the Punjab province.
Each household member has one unit of productive time that he supplies inelastically.
the time endowment is supplied inelastically in the labor market.