The Economist Guide To Economic Indicators, 1st Edition

  • Richard Stutely
  • Published By: Economist
  • ISBN-10: 1847651801
  • ISBN-13: 9781847651808
  • DDC: 330.973002
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 336 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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It is even more essential in business and many professions today than in the past to have a thorough understanding of economic information. Written for the non-specialist, this highly accessible guide provides the keys to understanding all the major and many lesser economic indicators: what they are, the areas they cover, their reliability, and how and why to interpret them. It contains chapters covering:·GDP (Gross Domestic Product), GNP (Gross National Product) and GNI (Gross National Income) ·Growth, trends and cycles ·Population, employment, Government·Consumers·Investment and savings·Industry and commerce·Balance of payments·Exchange rates·Money and financial markets. Now in its seventh edition this fully updated, revised guide is invaluable for anyone who needs or simply wants to have the underlying economic realities of the world we live in clearly explained.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Economist Books.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Tables.
List of Charts.
1: Interpreting Economic Indicators.
2: Essential Mechanics.
3: Measuring Economic Activity.
4: Growth: Trends and Cycles.
5: Population, Employment and Unemployment.
6: Fiscal Indicators.
7: Consumers.
8: Investment and Savings.
9: Industry and Commerce.
10: The Balance of Payments.
11: Exchange Rates.
12: Money and Financial Markets.
13: Prices and Wages.
Appendix Useful Websites.