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a stable state characterized by the cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces

Synonyms for equilibrium

a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates

a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head

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In the literature, the meaning of market equilibrium is typically presented as self-evident, (2) and the concept of disequilibrium is more often discussed.
This definition of market equilibrium is substantially similar to the definition in the fifth edition of The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal referenced by Jorgensen and Fanning.
The equilibrium seems always ideal, normally the total supply and demand of city agglomeration stays in non-equilibrium all the time.
An overview of nontraditional formulations of static and dynamic equilibrium network design.
To provide more details about and intuition for our equilibrium results, we first note that under full information and actuarially fair premium rates regret-neutral individuals are fully insured, as in the setting of Rothschild and Stiglitz (1976) under full information, while regret-averse individuals are partially insured.
Let us start with the separating equilibrium in the setting of Rothschild and Stiglitz (1976): high-risk individuals are fully insured while low-risk individuals self-select into partial insurance contracts.
As most definitions and conceptualizations of balance and stability in some way or other refer to equilibrium, a true equilibrium of forces/torques is practically non-existent in humans due to the ongoing mechanics of vital processes such as cardiorespiratory functioning and muscular activity.
In this regard, individuals can be considered to move along a continuum of equilibrium states (Figure1).
Nash was awarded the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics for two fundamental contributions: distinguishing between cooperative and non-cooperative games, and providing an equilibrium concept for non-cooperative games.
He defines as an equilibrium point every best response profile that is a best response to itself.
However, Hansen and Sargent further note that the inescapable computational difficulties continue to persevere in recursive competitive equilibrium models with additional conditions.
Chapters one and two mainly explore the meaning of economic equilibrium and propose an analytical framework for the rest of the book.
As is concluded in the 1987 New Palgrave entry, equilibrium has become a category with no meaning independent of the exact specification of the initial conditions of the model, being increasingly regarded by theorists as the solution concept relevant to a particular model (ibid.
largest cost) correlated equilibrium solution to the social cost of the worst Nash equilibrium solution.