Definition of malinvestment in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˌmalɪnˈvɛstm(ə)nt


[mass noun]
  • The action or fact of investing money in an ill-judged or wasteful way: overgenerous credit and monetary policies contributed to massive malinvestment
    More example sentences
    • What has to be done is to shun policies like credit expansion which artificially foster malinvestment.
    • Artificial credit expansion credit not funded by savings creates the business cycle by spawning capital malinvestment.
    • Consequently all the resulting malinvestment does not result in longer processes.

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