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The Economist Guide to Economic Indicators: Making Sense of Economics (Economist Series)

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Book News Annotation:

This practical guide from The Economist explains the major and minor economic indicators referred to in business reports and by the news media, and how they are used to interpret a range of data on growth, employment, consumer spending and more. The updated fifth edition includes interpreting statistics, measuring GDP, balance of payments, growths and trends since 1960, population and employment, government, consumers, investment and savings, industry and commerce, exchange rates, and money and financial markets. The guide is written for student and professionals in business, as well as general readers. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

It is essential in business and many professions today to have a thorough understanding of economic information. Written for the nonspecialist, 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, and unemployment
- Government
- Consumers
- Investments and savings
- Industry and commerce
- Balance of payments
- Exchange rates
- Money and financial markets
Now in its fifth 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

Interpreting economic indicators — Essential mechanics — Measuring economic activity — Growth — Population, employment, and unemployment — Fiscal indicators — Consumers — Investment and savings — Industry and commerce — The balance of payments — Exchange rates — Money and financial markets — Prices and wages.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781576601457
Subtitle:
Making Sense of Economics
Author:
Economist
Author:
The Economist
Author:
Stutely, Richard
Author:
Templeton, Timothy L.
Publisher:
Bloomberg Press
Location:
Princeton, N.J.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Statistics
Subject:
Economics
Subject:
Social sciences
Subject:
Accounting - General
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
Economic indicators
Subject:
Business cycles
Subject:
Adult
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Business & Corporate Economics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Economist Series
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
20030101
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
243
Dimensions:
8.76x5.76x.90 in. 1.11 lbs.

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Product details 243 pages Bloomberg Press - English 9781576601457 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , It is essential in business and many professions today to have a thorough understanding of economic information. Written for the nonspecialist, 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, and unemployment
- Government
- Consumers
- Investments and savings
- Industry and commerce
- Balance of payments
- Exchange rates
- Money and financial markets
Now in its fifth 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
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