: if all other relevant things, factors, or elements remain unaltered
Examples of ceteris paribus in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebNote that carbon-fibre composites make aircraft lighter, and therefore cut emissions, ceteris paribus.
Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 3 June 2021 CARB Oversupply is one of many design features keeping carbon prices low in California
The effect of oversupply, ceteris paribus, is to keep allowance prices low, which has always been the main policy priority of the oil industry.
David Roberts, Vox, 12 Dec. 2018 This could have underestimated the effect of evangelical voters, who are, ceteris paribus, more likely to be poor and live in difficult-to-access areas.
Ryan Lloyd, Vox, 26 Oct. 2018
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