Looking for a way to articulate "holding all else equal." In my context, I'm writing about economists' (unrealistic) love for holding all else equal

  • The more common expression is everything being equal. (Although it's not clear if it would be a suitable replacement, since it might have a different meaning.) Can you provide an actual sentence or two for context? If you need a single word specifically, can I ask why? (What's wrong with the phrase you already have?) – Jason Bassford Mar 28 at 6:23

Economists like to use the Latin phrase:

ceteris paribus - other things equal.


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