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ex post

[eks pohst] /ɛks ˈpoʊst/
noun
1.
based on analysis of past performance (opposed to ex ante).
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Latin: from (what lies) behind, according to (what lies) behind
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  • Constructing a one-time ex post rationale is not a good way to view causative relations.
  • In this model, deposit insurance can eliminate the bank-run equilibrium, increasing the stability of the bank ex post.
  • Second, decisions are made on the basis of ex ante rather than ex post user costs.
  • Third, rents should equal ex ante rather than ex post user costs.
  • All ex post rates exhaust net operating surplus by construction, leaving behind no pure economic profits or losses.

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