mutatis mutandis



  • Latin phrase meaning, approximately, "allowing other things to change accordingly." Used as a shorthand for indicating the effect of one economic variable on another, within a system in which other variables that matter will also change as a result. Contrasts with ceteris paribus.

Health Economics

  • (written as Mutatis Mutandis)
    A Latin tag meaning the 'necessary changes having been made'. In contrast to ceteris paribus, it allows other affected variables to change as a consequence of a change in the variable of interest. More commonly used in the law than in economics.


  • phrase a Latin phrase meaning ‘with the things having been changed that need to be changed’: